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Diocese of Kokstad

Dioecesis Kokstadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 January 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Durban
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Square Kilometers: 17,655 (6,819 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 65, 107 Hope str., Kokstad 4700, Natal, South Africa
  • Telephone: (039)727.2239
  • Fax: 727.1151

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie
8 April 1935ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill Prefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kokstad
11 July 1939ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie Vicariate Apostolic of Kokstad
Diocese of Kokstad
11 January 1951ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kokstad Diocese of Kokstad

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Kokstad
195015,073370,0004.1%23236557312ap1951
Diocese of Kokstad
197039,467500,0007.9%22221,793267810ap1971
198044,372925,0004.8%19192,335274713ap1981
199048,7401,009,8404.8%15153,249203013ap1991
199966,7811,293,0005.2%417213,180223215ap2000
200066,0001,200,0005.5%512173,882183415ap2001
200168,1001,300,0005.2%611174,005173715ap2002
200271,3931,300,0005.5%611174,199173715ap2003
200371,5001,300,0005.5%810183,972163515ap2004
200472,0001,300,0005.5%810184,000163615ap2005
200674,4011,710,0004.4%913223,381174215ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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