On 28 January 2017 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Gokwe, Zimbabwe, presented by His Exc. Mgr. Angel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E.
The Holy Father appointed Rev.
Rudolf Nyandoro, chancellor of the Diocese of Masvingo, as Bishop of
Rev. Rudolf Nyandoro was born on 11 October 1968 in Gweru, then Diocese
of Gwelo. After primary school, he entered the Minor Seminary of
Chikwingwizha. He followed philosophical courses from 1991 to 1994 at
the St. Charles Lwanga Major Seminary, in Chimanimani, in the Diocese of
Later, he was sent to Chishawasha Major Seminary, in the
Archdiocese of Harare, to complete his theological studies. He was
ordained a priest on December 19, 1998 for the Diocese of Masvingo.
He has served the following roles: assistant priest in Mukaru Mission in
1999 and from 2000 to 2006 Director of the Cathedral. He was Rector of
the Minor Seminary from 2007-2009 and Rector of Bondolfi Teachers'
College from 2010 to 2015. He earned a PhD in Pastoral Counselling in
2015 at the University of South Africa.
Since 2015 he has been the
Chancellor of the Diocese of Masvingo and Professor at Bondolfi