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Norbert Wendelin Mtega, Tanzanian archbishop. Ordained to ministry as deacon, Roman Catholic Church, ordained priest, 1973.

Background

Mtega, Norbert Wendelin was born on August 17, 1945 in Lupanga, Tanzania. Son of Wendelin Paul Mbwatilo Mtega and Martha Petro Msafiri Mtweve-Kayombo.

Education

Student, Peramiho Major Seminary, Songea, Tanzania, 1973. Diploma in theology, Makerere University, Uganda, 1972. Bachelor, licensed, Doctor of Philosophy, Urbaniana University Rome, 1980.

Career

Curate and vocation director Diocese of Njombe, Iringa Region, Tanzania, 1974-1976. Vice rector Propaganda Fide College Rome, 1980. Professor, rector Peramiho Major Seminary, Songea, 1981-1985.

Bishop Iringa Diocese, Tanzania, 1986-1992. Archbishop Songea Archdiocese, since 1992. Vice president Tanzania Episcopal Conference, Dar Es Salaam, 1986-1994, chairman education department, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry as deacon, Roman Catholic Church, ordained priest, 1973.

Connections

father:
Wendelin Paul Mbwatilo Mtega

mother:
Martha Petro Msafiri Mtweve-Kayombo