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Diocese of Tzaneen

Dioecesis Tzaneensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joo No Rodrigues, Bishop
  • Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 18 July 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Pretoria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Square Kilometers: 49,500 (19,119 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 31 Draai St., Tzaneen 0850, N. Transvaal, South Africa
  • Telephone: (015)307-5244
  • Fax: 307-3078

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt
27 December 1962ErectedTerritorial Abbey of Pietersburg Prefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt (erected)
Diocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen
16 November 1972ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt Diocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen
Diocese of Tzaneen
18 July 1987Name ChangedDiocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen Diocese of Tzaneen

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt
197014,683570,0002.6%223255872324ap1971
Diocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen
198023,5481,193,0002.0%19191,2392193120ap1981
Diocese of Tzaneen
199037,5501,556,0002.4%122231,6324283525ap1991
199947,7501,993,0052.4%214162,9844192816ap2000
200047,0812,002,1132.4%315182,6154202712ap2001
200147,3562,003,0002.4%314172,7854192812ap2002
200248,1852,030,0002.4%314172,8344183312ap2003
200348,6492,030,0002.4%318212,3164223312ap2004
200449,5432,200,0002.3%318212,3594223313ap2005
201048,5002,317,0002.1%425291,6724304113ap2011

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


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