Matthew Shija, Bishop of Kahama, Died at 91


Matthew Shija was born on April 17, 1924, in Puge, Tanzania and died on December 9, 2015.

He was a Tanzanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Shija was ordained a priest on January 17, 1954.

Shija was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Kahamaon on November 11, 1983.

Then he was ordained bishop on February 26, 1984.

Shija served as a Bishop until his retirement on April 24, 2001.

Matthew Shija passed away at 91 yrs old.