Roman Catholic Diocese of Kokstad

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kokstad (Latin: Kokstaden(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kokstad in the Ecclesiastical province of Durban in South Africa.

Diocese of Kokstad

Dioecesis Kokstadensis
Location
Country South Africa
MetropolitanDurban
Statistics
Area17,635.5 km2 (6,809.1 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,300,001
723,000 (5.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralSt. Patrick's Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopThulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M.

HistoryEdit

  • April 8, 1935: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Mount Currie from the Apostolic Vicariate of Mariannhill
  • July 11, 1939: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Kokstad
  • January 11, 1951: Promoted as Diocese of Kokstad

Special churchesEdit

The cathedral is the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Kokstad.

LeadershipEdit

Prefect Apostolic of Mount Currie
Vicars Apostolic of Kokstad
Bishops of Kokstad

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

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