Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pretoria

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pretoria (Latin: Praetorien(sis)) is a Latin Catholic archdiocese and the Metropolitan See for the ecclesiastical province of Pretoria in South Africa.

Archdiocese of Pretoria

Archidioecesis Praetoriensis
Location
CountrySouth Africa
Ecclesiastical provincePretoria
MetropolitanPretoria, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng
Statistics
Area16,573 km2 (6,399 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
4,705,000
186,383 (4.0%)
Parishes59
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established9 April 1948
CathedralSacred Heart Cathedral
Patron saintSacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady of Good Counsel
Secular priests46
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopDabula Anthony Mpako
Bishops emeritus
Website
Catholic Archdiocese of Pretoria

The cathedral archiepiscopal see of the Archbishop is Sacred Heart Cathedral in Pretoria.

HistoryEdit

BishopsEdit

Episcopal ordinariesEdit

Apostolic Vicar of Pretoria
  • John Colburn Garner (9 April 1948 appointed – 1951.01.11), Titular Bishop of Tracula (1948.04.09 – 1951.01.11)
Metropolitan Archbishops of Pretoria

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopEdit

ProvinceEdit

Its ecclesiastical province comprises the archbishopric and the following Suffragan sees:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°45′S 28°11′E / 25.750°S 28.183°E / -25.750; 28.183