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Diocese of De Aar

Dioecesis De Aarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Adam Leszek Musialek, S.C.I., Bishop
  • Joseph James Potocnak, S.C.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 13 April 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cape Town {Kaapstad}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Square Kilometers: 67,248 (25,974 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://diocese-de-aar.com/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 73, 1 Van Riebeeck Str., De Aar 7000, South Africa
  • Telephone: (053)631.1149
  • Fax: 631.1043

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of De Aar
24 March 1953ErectedDiocese of Aliwal Prefecture Apostolic of De Aar (erected)
Diocese of De Aar
13 April 1967ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of De Aar Diocese of De Aar

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of De Aar
19707,039137,1935.1%2111354112179ap1971
19804,156148,0002.8%369461742ap1981
19904,471194,0002.3%459496647ap1991
19994,957187,9572.6%6410495459ap2000
20005,020190,0002.6%347717439ap2001
20015,050190,0002.7%459561537ap2002
20025,600164,0003.4%448700457ap2003
20035,700164,0003.5%448712457ap2004
20045,620164,0003.4%6410562467ap2005
20065,782166,0003.5%448722458ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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