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Diocese of Mariannhill

Dioecesis Collis Mariae seu Mariannhillensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 January 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Durban
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Square Kilometers: 12,612 (4,871 Square Miles)
  • Description: comprise Districts of Ixopo, Impendle, Richmond, Umzinto, Umbumbulu, parts of Port Shepstone, Camperdown and Pinetown, Polela and Underberg
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11001, Mariannhill 3601, Natal, South Africa
  • Telephone: (031)700-2704
  • Fax: 700-5600

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill
10 September 1921ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Natal Vicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill (erected)
30 March 1930Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill Prefecture Apostolic of Umtata (erected)
8 April 1935Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill Prefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie (erected)
Diocese of Mariannhill
11 January 1951ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill Diocese of Mariannhill
21 February 1954Territory LostDiocese of Mariannhill Diocese of Umzimkulu (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill
Diocese of Mariannhill

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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