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P.O.BOX 34, Sumbawanga-Rukwa
Bishop Beatus C. Urassa ALCP/OSS,
street: Izia-Bishop’s house
Tanzania, East Africa
Tel. +255252802178(office)


Was born on 2nd August 1965 at Keni- Rombo, Mashati Parish-Moshi Diocese. His parents names: Father- Christian Urassa, who died on the 24th August 2008, Mother- Lucy Ndelakindo, who died on January 19, 2011.

Academic background and vocation 

After attending primary and secondary school, he then studied Philosophy at the Congregation Apostles of Jesus in Nairobi- Kenya (major seminary), Then he attained  and awarded bachelor of theology at St. Charles Lwanga Inter-diocesan Major Seminary in Segerea, Dar Es Salaam.  he was ordained to priesthood on July 12, 1997,       After his priestly ordination, has appointed as the following positions: Secretary of the General Council of the Religious Congregation ALCP/OSS in Moshi, Tanzania (1997-1998); Vice-parish priest of Mwananyamala, Dar es Salaam (1998-1999), Formator in the ALCP/OSS formation house in Morogoro (1998-1999).  Then he went for further studies in Rome at the Pontifical Teresianum Institute (1999-2003), where he was awarded doctorate in Spiritual theology. From 2003-2015, he was appointed as Provincial Superior ALCP/OSS.                      On 19.04.2018 the Holy Father (Pope Francis) appointed Fr Beatus as Bishop of Sumbawanga when he was working at Eslarn Parish, Regensburg Diocese in Germany.

Rt, Rev, Monsignor,Beatus Christian Urassa

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