Maputo, 01 March, 2023 / 8:50 pm (ACI Africa).
The appointment of Mons. Muananoua who has been serving as Vicar General and Parish Priest of Santo António de Lisboa Cathedral of Gurué Diocese was published by the Holy See Press office on Wednesday, March 1.
Born in June 1972, the native of Invinha in Mozambique’s Diocese of Quelimane was ordained a Priest in October 2003 after completing his studies in philosophy and theology at the Inter-diocesan Seminary of St. Augustine, Matola, and the theological Seminary of Maputo, respectively.
The Bishop-elect who has been assigned the Titular See of Oescus holds a Licentiate in Spiritual Theology from the Pontifical Theological Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality (Teresianum) in Rome.
As a Priest, Mons. Muananoua has served in various capacities, including Parish Vicar of the Cathedral in Gurué; and formator at the Santo Agostino Inter-diocesan Preparatory Seminary in Quelimane.