Uíje, 02 February, 2021 / 4:50 pm (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Uíje in Angola, Guruè in Mozambique, and his representative in the Northern African nation of Tunisia.
The Tuesday, February 2 appointments are contained in the Holy See Press Office publication.
Fr. Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe, the Rector of Father Leonardo Sikufinde Major Theological Seminary in Angola’s Lubango Archdiocese has been appointed the Bishop of Uije.
The Angolan Cleric is expected to succeed Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo who was transferred to Angola’s Diocese of Viana in February 2019.
Born in November 1969, Fr. Tyombe was ordained a Priest for the Archdiocese of Lubango in 2001.