Welcome to Archdiocese of Dar es Salaam

The Archdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Tanzania. It was erected as the Apostolic Prefecture of Southern Zanguebar by Pope Leo XIII on November 16, 1887, and promoted to the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Zanguebar on September 15, 1902. It was renamed by Pope Pius X as the Apostolic Vicariate of Dar-es-Salaam on August 10, 1906, and elevated to the rank of a metropolitan archdiocese by Pope Pius XII on March 25, 1953… Read More

Archbishop of Dar es Salaam Auxiliary Bishop of Dar es Salaam

pengo-new2His Eminence Polycarp Cardinal Pengo

He was elected Bishop of Nachingwea in 1983,ordained Bishop in January 6,1984.In 1986 the Diocese of Tunduru-Masasi…Read More

Nzigilwa-new2Rt. Rev. Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa

Ordained a priest in 23 June 1995, Priest of Archdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. In 28 January 2010 was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Dar es Salaam… Read More



  • Tanzania gets the new Apostolic Nuncio

    Tanzania gets the new Apostolic Nuncio

    His Excellency Archbishop Marek Solczynski, Titular Archbishop of Cesarea Mauretania has been appointed by His Holiness Pope Francis to be […]




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