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Diocese of

Gaborone

Botswana Botswana

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 174,821 km²

Population: 90,238 Catholics (8.2% of 1,105,965 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pretoria

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Sorrows

Statistics: 25 parishes, 1 mission, 44 priests (13 diocesan, 31 religious), 4 deacons, 81 lay religious (33 brothers, 48 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

Address: PO Box 218, Gaborone, Botswana

Phone: (00267) 395 2928

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2017.08.09 – ...):Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (68)Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (68)

Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana)

Titular Bishop of Pauzera

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gaborone (Roman Rite)

Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (68)Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. (68)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.09 – ...)

Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane (50)Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane (50)Permalink
(2009.02.05 – 2017.08.09)

Vice-President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference
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 – ...)

Bishop Boniface Tshosa Setlalekgosi (89)Bishop Boniface Tshosa Setlalekgosi (89)Permalink
(1981.11.30 – 2009.02.05)

Bishop emeritus of Gaborone (Botswana)

Renouveler

Born:1927.09.14 (Botswana)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.06

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 2017.08.17

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