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Diocese of

Gaborone

Botswana Botswana

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 127,375 km²

Population: 88,374 Catholics (7.1% of 1,240,892 total) (2017)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 35 priests (15 diocesan, 20 religious), 3 deacons, 71 lay religious (23 brothers, 48 sisters), 10 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pretoria

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Sorrows

Address: PO Box 218, Gaborone, Botswana

Phone: (00267) 395 2928

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.06 – ...):Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gaborone (Roman Rite)

Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)Permalink
(2019.06.06 – ...)

Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

Servus Domini

Born:1949.07.07 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1998.11.07

Titular Bishop of Pauzera (1998.06.27 – 2017.10.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana) (1998.06.27 – 2017.10.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana) (2017.08.09 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop of Francistown (Botswana) (2017.10.02 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana) (2019.06.06 – ...)

Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.09 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane (53)Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane (53)Permalink
(2009.02.05 – 2017.08.09)

Bishop emeritus of Gaborone (Botswana)

Deus caritas est

Born:1966.11.02 (Botswana)
Ordained Priest:1994.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2009.04.25

Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana) (2009.02.05 – 2017.08.09)

Vice-President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2016.01.28 – 2018.02)

Bishop Boniface Tshosa SetlalekgosiPermalink
(1981.11.30 – 2009.02.05)

Renouveler

Born:1927.09.14 (Botswana)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.06
Died:2019.01.25 († 91)

Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana) (1981.11.30 – 2009.02.05)

Bishop Urban Charles Joseph Murphy, C.P.Permalink
(1970.04.07 – 1981.02.28)

Born:1919.07.12 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1945.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1966.09.14
Died:1981.02.28 († 61)

Prefect Apostolic of Bechuanaland (Botswana) (1959.04.24 – 1966.08.05)

Bishop of Gaberones (Botswana) (1966.08.05 – 1970.04.07)

Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana) (1970.04.07 – 1981.02.28)

Bishops of Gaberones (Roman Rite)

Bishop Urban Charles Joseph Murphy, C.P.Permalink
(1966.08.05 – 1970.04.07)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Bechuanaland (Roman Rite)

Fr. Urban Charles Joseph Murphy, C.P. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1959.04.24 – 1966.08.05)

(see above)


as of 2020.02.13

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