Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Durban

The Archdiocese of Durban evolved from the Vicariate Apostolic of Natal which was erected on 15 November 1850 and elevated to an archdiocese with the title Archdiocese of Durban on 11 January 1951. As of 2002, the Church census shows that there were 217,468 Catholics in 74 parishes in the Archdiocese.

The Province of the Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Durban contains these suffragan dioceses:

LeadershipEdit

Vicariate
  • Bishop Marie Jean Francois Allard, O.M.I. (31 January 1851 – 11 June 1874)
  • Bishop Charles-Constant Jolivet, O.M.I. (15 September 1874 – 15 September 1903)
  • Bishop Henri Delalle, O.M.I. (19 December 1903 – 4 April 1946)
  • Bishop Denis Hurley, O.M.I. (12 December 1946 – 11 January 1951)
Archdiocese
Auxiliary Bishops

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gagliarducci, Andrea (9 December 2018). "Durban, verso la successione del Cardinale Napier: Gabuza nominato coadiutore". ACI Stampa (in Italian). Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  2. ^ Samasumo, Paul (17 January 2021). "South Africa's Archbishop Gabuza is dead". Vatican News. Retrieved 17 January 2021.

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Coordinates: 29°53′00″S 31°03′00″E / 29.8833°S 31.0500°E / -29.8833; 31.0500