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Diocese of Rustenburg

Dioecesis Rustenburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Kevin Dowling, C.SS.R., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 18 November 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Pretoria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Square Kilometers: 32,120 (12,406 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Phokeng, P.O. Box 45, Boshoek 0301, Transvaal, North West Province, South Africa
  • Telephone: (014)573.3403
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg
28 June 1971ErectedArchdiocese of Pretoria Prefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg (erected)
Diocese of Rustenburg
18 November 1987ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg Diocese of Rustenburg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg
198023,484517,0004.5%17171,381185011ap1981
Diocese of Rustenburg
199036,000610,0005.9%118191,894224118ap1991
199942,500850,0005.0%514192,2365183316ap2000
200043,300855,0005.1%515202,1655193312ap2001
200143,750859,0005.1%617231,9025193312ap2002
200243,875855,0005.1%619251,7555203213ap2003
200343,775985,0004.4%719261,6835203515ap2004
200443,500980,0004.4%519241,8125203415ap2005
201046,9001,004,0004.7%218202,3455192514ap2011

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


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