Catholic Church in Zimbabwe

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The Catholic Church in Zimbabwe is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

There were 1,145,000 Catholics in the country (about 9% of the total population) in 2005.[1] There are eight dioceses, including two archdioceses. Pius Ncube, the former archbishop of Bulawayo, was an outspoken critic of the then government of Robert Mugabe, who is also a Roman Catholic.


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  1. ^ [1], Albert J. Fritsch, SJ, PhD., 2005

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