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Diocese of

Aliwal

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 31,200 km²

Population: 42,600 Catholics (7.2% of 590,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cape Town

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Statistics: 2 parishes, 3 missions, 17 priests (11 diocesan, 6 religious), 30 lay religious (7 brothers, 23 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: 53/55 Cathcart Street, PO Box 27, Aliwal North 9750, South Africa

Phone: (051) 633 2342

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2017.09.01 – ...):Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)

Bishop of De Aar (South Africa)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aliwal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.09.01 – ...)

Bishop Michael Wüstenberg (63)Bishop Michael Wüstenberg (63)Permalink
(2007.12.19 – 2017.09.01)

Bishop emeritus of Aliwal (South Africa)

Scarlet – White as snow

Born:1954.07.19 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:2008.02.24

Bishop of Aliwal (South Africa) (2007.12.19 – 2017.09.01)

Bishop Oswald Georg HirmerPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.04.29 – 2007.12.19)

Bishop Fritz Lobinger (88)Bishop Fritz Lobinger (88)Permalink
(1987.11.18 – 2004.04.29)

Bishop emeritus of Aliwal (South Africa)

Born:1929.01.22 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.02.27

Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa) (1986 – 1987.11.18)

Apostolic Administrator of De Aar (South Africa) (1987.11.18 – 1992.01.23)

Bishop of Aliwal (South Africa) (1987.11.18 – 2004.04.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Mthatha (South Africa) (1995 – 1997.04.21)

Bishop Fritz Lobinger (88)Fr. Fritz Lobinger (88) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1986 – 1987.11.18)

Bishop Joseph Anthony De Palma, S.C.I.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1981 – 1986)

Bishop Everardus Antonius M. Baaij, S.C.I.Permalink
(1973.12.17 – 1981.10.30)

Veni Creator

Born:1921.03.24 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1974.05.23
Died:2012.01.31 († 90)

Bishop of Aliwal (South Africa) (1973.12.17 – 1981.10.30)

Bishop Johannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I.Permalink
(1951.01.11 – 1973.12.17)

Born:1909.05.08 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.15
Died:2000.10.06 († 91)

Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa) (1946 – 1947.03.13)

Titular Bishop of Attuda (1947.03.13 – 1951.01.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Aliwal (South Africa) (1947.03.13 – 1951.01.11)

Bishop of Aliwal (South Africa) (1951.01.11 – 1973.12.17)

Vicars Apostolic of Aliwal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I.Permalink
(1947.03.13 – 1951.01.11)

(see above)

Fr. Johannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1946 – 1947.03.13)

Bishop Franz Wolfgang Demont, S.C.I.Permalink
(1936.01.27 – 1944.02.03)

Born:1880.11.22 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1905.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:1936.03.22
Died:1964.06.15 († 83)

Prefect Apostolic of Gariep (South Africa) (1923.07.27 – 1936.01.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Aliwal (South Africa) (1936.01.27 – 1944.02.03)

Titular Bishop of Usinaza (1936.01.27 – 1964.06.15)

Prefects Apostolic of Gariep (Roman Rite)

Fr. Franz Wolfgang Demont, S.C.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1923.07.27 – 1936.01.27)

(see above)


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