Roman Catholic Diocese of Manzini

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Diocese of Manzini
Dioecesis Manziniensis
Location
Country Swaziland
Metropolitan Johannesburg
Statistics
Area 17,364 km2 (6,704 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
990,000
55,130 (5.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jose Luis Ponce de Leon IMC

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manzini (Latin: Manzinien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Manzini in Swaziland in the Ecclesiastical province of Johannesburg in South Africa.

History[edit]

  • April 19, 1923: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Swaziland from the Apostolic Vicariate of Natal in South Africa
  • March 15, 1939: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Swaziland
  • January 11, 1951: Promoted as Diocese of Bremersdorp
  • November 7, 1961: Renamed as Diocese of Manzini

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Coordinates: 26°29′S 31°22′E / 26.483°S 31.367°E / -26.483; 31.367