Roman Catholic Diocese of Rustenburg

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Diocese of Rustenburg
Dioecesis Rustenburgensis
Location
Country South Africa
Metropolitan Pretoria
Statistics
Area 32,120 km2 (12,400 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
32,120
32,120 (4.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Kevin Dowling, C.SS.R.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rustenburg (Latin: Rustenburgen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Rustenburg in the Ecclesiastical province of Pretoria in South Africa.

History[edit]

  • June 28, 1971: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Rustenburg from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pretoria
  • November 18, 1987: Promoted as Diocese of Rustenburg

Special churches[edit]

  • There is no Cathedral in the Diocese of Rustenburg.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Rustenburg (Roman rite)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Rustenburg (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Henry Lancelot Paxton Hallett, C.SS.R. (1971.09.29 – 1987.11.18)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 33°35′00″S 22°12′00″E / 33.5833°S 22.2000°E / -33.5833; 22.2000