As a Priest, Mons. Bogaio has served in various capacities including Parish Priest, collaborator on the journal Mundo Negro; editor of the journal Vida Nova and collaborator at the Catechistic Centre of Anchio.
He is also the chair of the Conference of Religious in Mozambique, and works at the Instituto Superior Maria Mãe de África and in the Commission for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM).
Once ordained a Bishop, Mons. Bogaio is expected to assist 64-year-old Archbishop Claudio Dalla Zuanna in shepherding the people of God in the 78,018 square kilometer Metropolitan Archdiocese with an estimated population of 1,014,380 Catholics, according to 2020 statistics.
Established in September 1940 as Diocese of Beira from the Territorial Prelature of Mozambique, the Episcopal See was elevated to a Metropolitan in June 1984. Its Ecclesiastical province comprises three Suffragan sees: Chimoio, Quelimane, and Tete.
Jude Atemanke is a Cameroonian journalist with a passion for Catholic Church communication. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Buea in Cameroon. Currently, Jude serves as a journalist for ACI Africa.
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