Roman Catholic Diocese of Quelimane

The Diocese of Quelimane (Latin: Dioecesis Quelimanensis ) is a location in Mozambique Roman Catholic diocese based in Quelimane.


The Diocese of Quelimane was posted on October 6, 1954 by Pope Pius XII. built with the Apostolic Constitution Quandoquidem Christ out of territory of the Diocese of Beira. On December 6, 1993, the diocese was Quelimane parts of its territory from the foundation of the diocese Gurué.

The Diocese of Quelimane is the Archdiocese of Beira is a suffragan.

Bishops of Quelimane

  • Francisco Nunes Teixeira, 1955-1975
  • Bernardo Filipe Governo OFM Cap, 1976-2007
  • Hilário da Cruz Massinga OFM, since 2008