Bishop hopeful of Angola’s recovery
BISHOPS with large dioceses might spare a thought for the Rt
Revd André Soares, whose flock is dispersed across a land five
times bigger than the United Kingdom.
Bishop of Angola since 2003, Bishop Soares oversees 50 parishes,
96 congregations, and 67 priests. The faithful now number 57,000,
compared with 25,000 in 2007.
This month, the Bishop (far right, with Archbishop
Welby) arrived in London to celebrate the 15th anniversary of
a covenant between the diocese of ...
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