Roman Catholic Diocese of Aliwal

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Diocese of Aliwal

Dioecesis Alivalensis
Location
Country South Africa
MetropolitanCape Town
Statistics
Area31,200 km2 (12,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2007)
536,000
42,300 (7.9%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopMichael Wüstenberg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Aliwal (Latin: Alivalen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Aliwal North in the Ecclesiastical province of Eastern Cape in South Africa.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

  • The cathedral is named Sacred Heart Cathedral situated on the corner of Cathcart and Young Streets in Aliwal North.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Aliwal (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Aliwal (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Johannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. (1947.03.13 – 1951.01.11)
    • Bishop Franz Wolfgang Demont, S.C.I. (1936.01.27 – 1944.02.03)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Gariep (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Franz Wolfgang Demont, S.C.I. (1923.07.27 – 1936.01.27)

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Coordinates: 30°41′S 26°42′E / 30.683°S 26.700°E / -30.683; 26.700