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Diocese of

Polokwane

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Pretoria

Patron Saint: St. Benedict

Address: 8 Compensatie Street, Polokwane 0699, South Africa

Phone: (015) 295 8152

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.10 – ...):Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55)Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Polokwane (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55)Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55)
(2013.06.10 – ...)

Bishop of Polokwane (South Africa)

Born:1958.06.28
Ordained Priest:1984.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.07

Apostolic Administrator of Polokwane (South Africa) (2011.12.09 – 2013.06.10)

Bishop of Polokwane (South Africa) (2013.06.10 – ...)

Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55)Fr. Jeremiah Madimetja Masela (55) (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.12.09 – 2013.06.10)

Bishop Mogale Paul Nkhumishe
(2009.09.04 – 2011.12.09)

In spe et unitate

Born:1938.02.28 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1982.02.14
Died:2012.06.29 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Tigisi in Numidia (1981.11.05 – 1984.01.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lydenburg–Witbank (South Africa) (1981.11.05 – 1984.01.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Lydenburg–Witbank (South Africa) (1983 – 1984.01.09)

Bishop of Lydenburg–Witbank (South Africa) (1984.01.09 – 1987.11.10)

Bishop of Witbank (South Africa) (1987.11.10 – 2000.02.17)

Bishop of Pietersburg (South Africa) (2000.02.17 – 2009.09.04)

Bishop of Polokwane (South Africa) (2009.09.04 – 2011.12.09)

Bishops of Pietersburg (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mogale Paul Nkhumishe
(2000.02.17 – 2009.09.04)

(see above)

Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89)Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89)
(1988.12.15 – 2000.02.17)

Bishop emeritus of Pietersburg (South Africa)

Born:1924.08.23 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.14

Apostolic Administrator of Pietersburg (South Africa) (1975.01.17 – 1975.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Ausafa (1975.07.10 – 1988.12.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Pietersburg (South Africa) (1975.07.10 – 1988.12.15)

Bishop of Pietersburg (South Africa) (1988.12.15 – 2000.02.17)

Prelates of Pietersburg (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89)Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89)
(1975.07.10 – 1988.12.15)

(see above)

Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89)Fr. Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. (89) (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1975.01.17 – 1975.07.10)

Bishop Francis Clement van Hoeck, O.S.B.
(1954.01.06 – 1975)

Born:1903.06.28
Ordained Priest:1927.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1954.05.01
Died:1976.04.20 († 72)

Bishop-Prelate of Pietersburg (South Africa) (1954.01.06 – 1975)

Titular Bishop of Cissita (1954.01.06 – 1976.04.20)

Bishop Frederic Osterrath, O.S.B.
(1939.11.14 – 1952.10)

Born:1882.11.04 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1906.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1940.03.03
Died:1960.07.22 († 77)

Bishop-Prelate of Pietersburg (South Africa) (1939.11.14 – 1952.10)

Titular Bishop of Tingis (1939.11.14 – 1956.11.14)

Titular Bishop of Syedra (1956.11.14 – 1960.07.22)

Prefects Apostolic of Northern Transvaal (Roman Rite)

Fr. Salvatore van Nuffel, O.S.B.
(1922.03.21 – 1939)

Born:1884.06.02
Ordained Priest:1909.06.05
Died:1939 († 55)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Transvaal (South Africa) (1922.03.21 – 1939)

Fr. Ildefonso Lanslots, O.S.B.
(1911 – 1922)

Born:1859
Ordained Priest:1881
Died:1941 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Transvaal (South Africa) (1911 – 1922)


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