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Diocese of Qacha’s Nek

Dioecesis Qachasnekensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 January 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maseru
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Lesotho
  • Square Kilometers: 11,409 (4,406 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 5, Qacha's Nek 600, Lesotho
  • Telephone: 22.950.325

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 January 1961ErectedDiocese of Maseru Diocese of Qacha’s Nek (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196969,767195,78735.6%123242,9064414712ap1971
1980109,349225,00048.6%317205,4673312113ap1981
1990138,285294,07047.0%291112,5711511013ap1991
1999178,995350,97151.0%5101511,933127713ap2000
2000181,242357,49650.7%3111412,945138113ap2001
2001182,322364,64550.0%4101413,023128013ap2002
2002184,780371,93749.7%7101710,869126713ap2003
2003187,830378,76749.6%791611,739105313ap2004
2004189,551382,93349.5%791611,846107313ap2005
2010194,500395,00049.2%771413,89286913ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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