AFRICA/TANZANIA - Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Dodoma

Monday, 12 February 2024

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Father has appointed the Reverend Wilbroad Henry Kibozi, of the clergy of the archdiocese of Dodoma, until now vice rector and professor at the Holy Family Major Seminary in Kahama, as auxiliary bishop of the metropolitan archdiocese of Dodoma, assigning him the titular see of Zallata.
Msgr. Wilbroad Henry Kibozi was born on 30 April 1973 in Dodoma. He studied philosophy at the major seminary of Ntungamo in Bukoba, and theology at the major seminary of Kipalapala in Tabora. After a year of pastoral service in the Saint John the Baptist parish in Chalinza, Dodoma, he was awarded a licentiate and a doctorate in dogmatic theology from the Theological Faculty of Central Italy in Florence.
He was ordained a priest on 9 July 2010 for the clergy of Dodoma.
He has held the following offices: deputy parish priest of Lumuma (2010-2012); director of vocations in Dodoma (2012-2014); confessor in the House of Formation in Livorno (2017-2020); since 2020, vice rector and professor in the Holy Family Major Seminary of Kahama. (E.G.) (Agenzia Fides, 12/2/2024)