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Diocese of Mohale’s Hoek

Dioecesis Mohaleshoekensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P., Bishop
  • Sebastian Koto Khoarai, O.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 November 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maseru
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Lesotho
  • Square Kilometers: 5,799 (2,239 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 88, Mohale's Hoek 800, Lesotho
  • Telephone: 785.349
  • Fax: 785.014

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 November 1977ErectedArchdiocese of Maseru Diocese of Mohale’s Hoek (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198095,672210,80045.4%416204,7832213113ap1981
1990117,050253,00046.3%610167,3151111619ap1991
1999226,260502,80045.0%1081812,570137514ap2000
2000227,639502,80045.3%12102210,347148615ap2001
2001241,157512,85647.0%9101912,692128314ap2002
2002250,220512,89648.8%891714,718128514ap2003
2003300,264615,49548.8%9172611,5482010715ap2004
2004306,248533,59557.4%1292114,583127915ap2005

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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