Diocese of Zambesia



Missionary Diocese of Zambesia, covering the Mozambican province of Zambesia. A part of the former Diocese of Niassa.

In the Province of the Anglican Church of Mozambique and Angola (Igreja Anglicana de Mocambique e Angola, or IAMA).

Bishop of Zambesia :The Rt. Rev Vicente Msosa


Bishop’s and Diocesan Office

There is a full staff list here

Map of Zambesia Diocese

Some key facts about the diocese:

  • The diocese was founded in 2021, being inaugurated on 16 March.
    (Before that it was part of Niassa diocese.)
  • Bishop Vicente Msosa was appointed in 2021, having previously been Bishop of Niassa

About Bishop Vicente:

Bishop Vicente Msosa
Bishop Vicente Msosa

Bishop Vicente Msosa was consecrated Bishop on 25 February 2017 and enthroned as the fourth Bishop of Niassa on 1 April 2017. He moved to the Diocese of Zambesia in 2021.

Previously he was Director of Evangelism for Youth Ministry in the Archdeaconry of Lichinga and Diocesan Co-ordinator of Ministry and Rooted in Jesus training for Catechists.

Fr. Vicente Msosa was born on 18 February 1981 in Chuanga, 4 Km from Messumba Cathedral. He was educated locally and after 12th grade went to Teacher Training College where he trained as a teacher. Whilst teaching he was much involved with evangelism. In 2010 he studied at the College of the Transfiguration where he obtained a Diploma of Theology. In 2013 he was ordained deacon and later in the year ordained priest. He then studied for a Degree in Theology at the Malawian Lake Anglican University and is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Ministry with the Minnesota School of Theology.

He is married to Anastacia and they have three children - Andrason, Ebenezer and Omegarda.

The Links between Zambesia and London

See more about the links between parishes in Zambesia and London …