Diocese of LINDI

Area Sq. Kilometres     67,000 (25,878 Square Miles)

Population                      914,587

No. Catholics                  131,067

Catechists                        218

Historical Notes

On 5th august 1963 was erected from territorial Abbey of Ndanda to Diocese of Nachingwea(erected). On 17th October 1986 Territory lost from Diocese of Nachingwea to Diocese of Tunduru Masasi(erected). On 17th October was changed from the Diocese of Nachingwea to Diocese of Lindi.


The Right Reverend Bruno P.Ngonyani born on 8th August 1945 at Magagura in the Archidiocese of Songea. Ordained Priest on the 8th November 1974. Consecrated Bishop on the 6th January 1991 in Rome. Installed in Lindi Catholic Diocese on the 6th February 1991.


Bishop`s House P.O. Box 435, LINDI/Tanzania ÔÇô East Africa

Tel: (Office): +25523-2202550: Mobile: +255784623346

E-mail: diolindi@yahoo.com




Arnold Ralph Cotey, S.D.S. ÔÇá (5 Aug 1963 Appointed - 11 Nov 1983 Resigned)

Polycarp Pengo (11 Nov 1983 Appointed - 17 Oct 1986 Appointed, Bishop of Tunduru-Masasi)

Maurus Libaba ÔÇá (17 Oct 1986 Appointed - 3 Mar 1988 Died)


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