Tanga, 07 June, 2023 / 9:03 pm (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has appointed the Diocesan administrator of Tanga Catholic Diocese in Tanzania Bishop of the same Episcopal See.
The Tanzanian Catholic Diocese has been vacant since December 2020 following the death of Bishop Anthony Mathias Banzi who had been at the helm of the Diocese since September 1994.
Born in March 1965, Mons. Kiangio was ordained a Priest for Tanga Diocese in July 1997 after completing his philosophical and theological studies at St. Anthony Major Seminary in Bukoba Diocese and St. Charles Mwanga Major Seminary in Dar-es-Salaam Archdiocese, respectively.
The alumnus of the Rome-based Pontifical Urbaniana University where he obtained a Licentiate and Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology has served as General Secretary and Chancellor of the Diocese of Tanga.