The P. Belmiro Cuica, present provincial superior of the espiritanos of Angola has been named by Pope Francisco new bishop of Cabinda in Angola.
Belmiro was born in 1969 in Bi©, in the central region of Angola. Son of protestant parents, studied with the espiritanos, and to the 21 years he made the religious profession as espiritano missionary. In 1996 she was ordered priest.
Of 1997 to the year 2000 he was parish priest of San Juan Bautista in Lobito.
In the 2000 parish priest of San Pedro Ap³stol in Luanda, capital of Angola. In the 2001 secretary of the episcopal commission of Justice and Peace of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and Santo Tom©.
From 2003 to 2008 it attends the studies of Civil Right in the Catholic University of Angola and license in contemporary questions of human rights in the Olavide University of Spain in 2009. In 2010 it at school completed his formation of Lawyers of Angola.
From 2002 to 2009 he was episcopal vicar of the Archdiocese of Luanda for the social pastoral.
From 2016 to his appointment as bishop of Cabinda it was the Provincial Superior of the espiritanos of Angola.