Roman Catholic Diocese of Mariannhill

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mariannhill (Latin: Collis Mariae/Mariannhillen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Mariannhill in the Ecclesiastical province of Durban in South Africa.

Diocese of Mariannhill

Dioecesis Collis Mariae seu Mariannhillensis
Location
CountrySouth Africa
MetropolitanDurban
Statistics
Area12,612 km2 (4,870 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,819,400
284,400 (15.6%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopNeil Augustine Frank
Bishops emeritusPius Mlungisi Dlungwana

HistoryEdit

  • September 10, 1921: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Mariannhill from the Apostolic Vicariate of Natal
  • January 11, 1951: Promoted as Diocese of Mariannhill

Special churchesEdit

The Cathedral is the St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Mariannhill.

BishopsEdit

Vicars Apostolic of Mariannhill (Roman rite)
Bishops of Mariannhill (Roman rite)

Auxiliary BishopsEdit

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 33°35′00″S 22°12′00″E / 33.5833°S 22.2000°E / -33.5833; 22.2000