Diocese of Mbeya

Official Website for Roman Catholic Diocese of Mbeya.

The diocese of Mbeya was erected in 1932 but it has to wait until the end of the second world war to have its official start in 1953. The first Bishop was His Excellence Bishop Anton Van Oorschot (1947- 1964) to be followed by Rt. Rv. James D Sangu, the first indegineous Bishop (1966-1997). In 1997 February, Mbeya community had the gift of the second indigenous Bishop, Rt. Rev. Evaristo Marcus Chengula IMC.

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