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Diocese of

Mohale’s Hoek

Lesotho Lesotho

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,799 km²

Population: 427,600 Catholics (60.0% of 713,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maseru

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 20 parishes, 1 mission, 22 priests (8 diocesan, 14 religious), 180 lay religious (26 brothers, 154 sisters), 3 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.02.11 – ...):Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (52)Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mohale’s Hoek (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (52)Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (52)Permalink
(2014.02.11 – ...)

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho)

Born:1966.03.12 (Lesotho)
Ordained Priest:1998.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.10

Superior General of Servants of Christ the Priest (2011 – 2014.02.11)

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho) (2014.02.11 – ...)

Cardinal Sebastian Koto Khoarai, O.M.I. (89)Bishop Sebastian Koto Khoarai, O.M.I. (89) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1977.11.10 – 2014.02.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio
Bishop emeritus of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho)

In matrem semper habeunt

Born:1929.09.11 (Lesotho)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.02
Created Cardinal:2016.11.19

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho) (1977.11.10 – 2014.02.11)

President of Lesotho Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1982 – 1987)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (2016.11.19 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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