Pengo, Polycarp
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: Nostra Signora de La Salette
Native Country: Tanzania
Appointed by: John Paul II on 21 February 1998
Ecclesiastical Office:  Archbishop of Dar-Es-Salaam 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 5 August 2024

Cardinal Polycarp Pengo was born in Mwayze, Tanzania, on August 5, 1944. He was ordained a priest on August 5, 1971. He began teaching moral theology at the major seminary in Kipalapala, Tanzania, in 1977. From 1978 until 1983, he served as rector of the major seminary in Segerea. On January 6, 1984, he was ordained bishop of Nachingwea. He became bishop of Tunduru-Masasi in 1986, serving as such until 1990. He became coadjutor archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam on January 22, 1990, and became archbishop on July 22, 1992, in succession to Laurean Cardinal Rugambwa. On February 21, 1998, he was created a cardinal. His titular church is Our Lady of La Salette. He continues to serve as Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam. He is a member of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and the Council for Interreligious Dialogue.