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Diocese of Leribe

Dioecesis Leribensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 December 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maseru
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Lesotho
  • Square Kilometers: 5,129 (1,981 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1, Saint Monica 390, Lesotho
  • Telephone: 22.43.0285

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 December 1952ErectedDiocese of Maseru Diocese of Leribe (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197087,090103,20084.4%815233,786221912ap1971
1978127,838283,14745.1%810187,1022016816ap1981
1990145,848287,70050.7%1015255,8332514117ap1991
1998224,010498,80044.9%1716336,7882111018ap2001
2001224,310499,30044.9%1613297,7342122519ap2002
2003230,639424,40054.3%1810288,2371322617ap2004

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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