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Bukoba born Bishops

Card. Rugambwa

Laurean Card. Rugambwa

Bishop of Bukoba 1951 – 1969
Bishop of Dar es Salaam 1969 – 1992
Died in 1997

Bp Mwoleka

Bishop Christopher Mwoleka

Bishop of Rulenge 1969 – 1996
Died in 2012

Bp Nkalanga

Bishop Gervasius Nkalanga

Auxiliary Bishop 1961 – 1964
Apostolic Administrator of Kabale - Uganda 1966 – 1969
Bishop of Bukoba 1969 – 1973
Died on 18th December , 2015
Bp Timanywa

Bishop Nestor Timanywa

Bishop of Bukoba 1973 – 2013
Now retired at Kagondo Bishop's House


Bp Kyaruzi

Bishop Damian Kyaruzi

Bishop of Sumbawanga 1997 -

Bp Rwoma

Bishop Desiderius Rwoma

Bishop of Singida 1999 – 2013
Bishop of Bukoba 2013 -

Bp Kilaini

Bishop Method Kilaini

Auxiliary Bishop of Dar es Salaam 2000 – 2009
Auxiliary Bishop of Bukoba 2009 –
Bp Almachius

Bishop Almachius Rweyongeza

Bishop of Kayanga 2008 -
Bp Novatus

Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa

Apostolic Nuncio to Angola, Sao Tome and Principe 2010 – 2015
Apostolic Nuncio to Honduras 2015 -


Contact Information
Bishop's House Ntungamo,
P.O.Box Private Bag,
Bukoba, Tanzania.
Tel. & Fax. 028 - 2220746
Office: Tel. 028 - 2220194
E-mail: b.officebk@yahoo.com
Website: www.bukobadiocese.co.tz
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