Sunday, 11 November 2007

Pope Benedict XVI names new Musoma bishop

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam
By DAILY NEWS Reporter

THE Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Father Michael Msonganzila (51) of Mwanza Archdiocese, the new Bishop of Musoma Catholic Diocese.

A press release issued by the Catholic Secretariat in Dar es Salaam yesterday said that until his new appointment, Father Msonganzila was the national director of the Pontifical Missionary Works at the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC).

He was born on July 17, 1956 at Bukumbi, Mwanza. He studied at Nyegezi minor seminary and later joined Ntungamo Major Seminary in Bukoba for philosophical studies.

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