Polycarp Cardinal Pengo

Bishop Eusebio Samwel Kyando of Tanzania's Njombe Diocese. Credit: Radio Maria Tanzania

Foster Intergenerational Unity: Cardinal in Tanzania to New Bishop at Consecration

Jan 16, 2024

Polycarp Cardinal Pengo of Tanzania has urged the new Catholic Bishop of the East African country’s Njombe Diocese to prioritize the fostering of intergenerational unity in his Episcopal Ministry. 

Pope Francis and Polycarp Cardinal Pengo (left), the Archbishop emeritus of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Archdiocese. Credit: Mazur/ Media

Pope Francis, Bishops Express Gratitude to Tanzanian Cardinal Marking Silver Jubilee

Jun 21, 2023

Pope Francis has expressed gratitude to  Polycarp Cardinal Pengo, the Archbishop emeritus of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Archdiocese, for his service to the Universal Church for decades, including the last 25 years as Cardinal.

Tanzanian Cardinal Gets Presidential Award on His 50th Anniversary of Priestly Service

Jun 21, 2021

On the occasion of his Golden Jubilee of Priestly service on Sunday, June 20, Polycarp Cardinal Pengo of Tanzania was recognized by the President of the East African nation for fostering peace and unity and “relationships among different faiths.”

Polycarp Cardinal Pengo/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Eastern Africa Catholic Bishops Laud Tanzania’s Cardinal for Fostering Pastoral Solidarity

Jun 18, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa have, in a statement, acknowledged with appreciation the role Tanzania’s Polycarp Cardinal Pengo has played in fostering pastoral solidarity in the region ahead of the Church leader’s Priestly Golden Jubilee celebration.