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DIOCESAN PRIESTS

Year of Ordination: 1917 - 1950


Bukoba Diocese has a total of 234 Diocesan Priests ordained between 1917 and 2014 some of whom have been called by the Lord while others are working in the diocese and in other institutions outside the diocese. Bukoba has also given birth to 9 bishops: Laurean Cardinal Rugambwa (the first African Cardinal), Bishop Christopher Mwoleka, Bishop Gervase Nkalanga, Bishop Nestor Timanywa, Bishop Damian Kyaruzi, Bishop Methodius Kilaini, Bishop Desiderius Rwoma, Bishop Almachius Rweyongeza and Bishop Novatus Rugambwa - the Apostolic Nuncio to Honduras.


Search Priests by year of ordination

fr Oscar
Fr. Oscar Kyakaraba 1917 – 67
Fr Mupapi
Fr. Wilbard Mupapi
1917 – 79
fr Ignatius
Fr. Ignatius Bonabaisi
1919 - 64
Fr Tryphone
Fr. Tryphone Rwechungura
1922 – 79
Fr Kishombwa
Fr. Anatoli Kishombwa
1923 – 85
Fr Johannes
Fr. Johanes Bililabika
1923 -74
Fr Primus
Fr. Primus Kabyemera
1926 – 64
Fr Longino
Fr. Longinus Mutakyawa
1929 - 52
Fr Andreas
Fr. Andreas Tirugambirwa
1930 – 68
Fr Jacobus
Fr. Jakobus Muhamba
1932 – 78
Fr Modestus
Msgr. Modestus Rwiza
1932 – 67
Fr Fredrick
Fr. Fredrick Kato
1933 – 84
Kazigo
Fr. Melchiades Kazigo 1933 – 72
Jacob
Fr. Jacob Mwenge
1935 – 88
Kachubo
Fr. Telesphor Kachubo
1935 – 63
Kiddawalime
Fr. A. Kiddawalime
1936 – 89
Ishengoma
Fr. Johanes Ishengoma
1940 – 61
Kashangaki
Fr. D. Kashangaki
1941 - 2013
Mwesiga
Fr. Aloysius Mwesiga
1942 - 2010
Rugambwa
Card. L Rugambwa
1943 – 97
Tinkagira
Fr. Dominick Tinkagira
1943 – 83
Mayanja

Fr. Thomas Mayanja
1943 – 48
Ngimbwa
Fr. John Ngimbwa
1944 - 2013
Simeo
Fr. Simeo Rwelengera
1945 – 60
Fr Rwelengera
Fr. Paschal Rutakulemberwa
1949 – 81
Fr Joannes
Fr. Johanes Ndibalema
1949 – 76
Bp Nkalanga
Bp Gervasius Nkalanga
1950 -
Fr Henry
Fr. Henry Rwehikiza
1950 – 81
Fr Bijango
Fr. Paschal Bijango
1950 – 2002
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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