Masvingo Diocese

Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, appointed Local ordinary of  Masvingo Diocese 15 September 2023. Credit: Catholic Church News Zimbabwe

Pope Transfers Bishop in Zimbabwe, Appoints Him Administrator “ad nutum Sanctae Sedis”

Sep 15, 2023

Pope Francis has transferred the Catholic Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Chinhoyi Diocese to the Southern African country’s Episcopal See of Masvingo.  

Bishop-emeritus Michael Dixon Bhasera (right) and Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndhlovu (left), the Apostolic Administrator of the Zimbabwean Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of 72-year-old Zimbabwean Bishop, Appoints Caretaker

Jul 19, 2022

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera of the Catholic Diocese of Masvingo in Zimbabwe, the 72-year-old Catholic Church leader who started his Episcopal Ministry in the Zimbabwean Diocese of Gokwe in October 1991.    

Sustainability of the project lies in the hands of the community. Credit: Catholic Church News Zimbabwe

Caritas Zimbabwe Advocates for “proper capacity building” to Aid Project implementation

Apr 17, 2022

Officials of Caritas Zimbabwe’s Catholic Dioceses are advocating for “proper capacity building” of those involved in implementing projects in the Southern African nation amid “general donor-fatigue amongst our donors”. 

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Zimbabwean Diocese Launches Empowerment Program in Fight against Gender Based Violence

Sep 16, 2021

Zimbabwe’s Catholic Diocese of Masvingo is empowering women through self-help initiatives in view of ending “the scourge” of gender-based violence (GBV) in that part of the country. 

Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro of Zimbabwe Gweru Diocese during his installation at Mkoba Stadium in Gweru October 24. / Website Catholic Church News Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwean Bishop Highlights Inspiration from Two Papal Encyclicals at Installation

Oct 26, 2020

At his installation over the weekend as the sixth Local Ordinary of Zimbabwe’s Gweru Diocese, Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro highlighted inspirations from two Papal Encyclicals including the most recent one of Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti.

Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro, appointed by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Gweru Diocese in the central part of Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe’s Gweru Diocese Gets New Bishop, A Papal Transfer

Sep 11, 2020

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro, who has been the Local Ordinary of Gokwe Diocese, as the new Bishop of Gweru Diocese in the central part of Zimbabwe.