Roman Catholic Diocese of Eshowe

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Diocese of Eshowe
Dioecesis Eshovensis
Location
Country South Africa
Metropolitan Durban
Statistics
Area 26,364 km2 (10,179 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,200,600
81,000 (3.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Thaddaeus Kumalo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Eshowe (Latin: Eshoven(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Eshowe in the Ecclesiastical province of Durban in South Africa.

History[edit]

  • August 27, 1921: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Zululand from the Apostolic Vicariate of Natal
  • December 11, 1923: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Eshowe
  • January 11, 1951: Promoted as Diocese of Eshowe

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is the Cathedral of St. Therese of the Little Flower in Eshowe.

Leadership[edit]

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Source[edit]

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