Appointment of bishop of Mbulu, Tanzania

The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of Mbulu, Tanzania, the Rev. Anthony Lagwen, of the clergy of the same diocese, currently bursar of the same ecclesiastical circumscription.

Rev. Anthony Lagwen

The Rev. Anthony Lagwen was born on 5 July 1967 in Tlawi, in the diocese of Mbulu. After primary studies in his native country and secondary school in the Sanu minor seminary in Mbulu, he studied philosophy in the Saint Anthony Seminary in Ntungamo, Bukoba, and theology in the Saint Paul interdiocesan major seminary in Kipalapala, Tabora. He was ordained on 18 October 1999 for the diocese of Mbulu.

Since priestly ordination he has held the following offices: parish vicar of Bashay (1999-2000); studies in business administration at the Saint Augustine Catholic University of Tanzania in Mwanza (2000-2004); bursar of the diocese of Mbulu (2004-2009); studies at the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute in Arusha (2009-2011); and bursar of the diocese of Mbulu since 2012.

The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of Mbulu, Tanzania, the Rev. Anthony Lagwen, of the clergy of the same diocese, currently bursar of the same ecclesiastical circumscription.

Rev. Anthony Lagwen

The Rev. Anthony Lagwen was born on 5 July 1967 in Tlawi, in the diocese of Mbulu. After primary studies in his native country and secondary school in the Sanu minor seminary in Mbulu, he studied philosophy in the Saint Anthony Seminary in Ntungamo, Bukoba, and theology in the Saint Paul interdiocesan major seminary in Kipalapala, Tabora. He was ordained on 18 October 1999 for the diocese of Mbulu.

Since priestly ordination he has held the following offices: parish vicar of Bashay (1999-2000); studies in business administration at the Saint Augustine Catholic University of Tanzania in Mwanza (2000-2004); bursar of the diocese of Mbulu (2004-2009); studies at the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute in Arusha (2009-2011); and bursar of the diocese of Mbulu since 2012.