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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Pretoria

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 16,579 km²

Population: 240,000 Catholics (5.3% of 4,500,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Francistown, Gaborone, Polokwane, Rustenburg, Tzaneen

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mother of Good Counsel

Statistics: 67 parishes, 112 priests (40 diocesan, 72 religious), 21 deacons, 223 lay religious (84 brothers, 139 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

Address: Jolivet House, 140 Visagie Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa

Phone: (012) 326 5311/1

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2010.12.23 – ...):Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M. (75)Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M. (75)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Pretoria (Roman Rite)

Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M. (75)Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M. (75)Permalink
(2010.12.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa)
Archbishop Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa)

Abba

Born:1943.09.06 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1970.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1994.02.19

Bishop of Kokstad (South Africa) (1993.11.17 – 2010.12.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa) (2010.12.23 – ...)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa) (2010.12.23 – ...)

Bishop Abel Gabuza (63)Msgr. Abel Gabuza (63) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.12.15 – 2010.12.23)

Archbishop Paul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M. (71)Archbishop Paul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M. (71)Permalink
(2008.11.24 – 2009.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Pretoria (South Africa)
Military Ordinary emeritus of South African Defence Force (South Africa)

Ut unum sint

Born:1947.02.05 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1973.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.27

Bishop of Witbank (South Africa) (2001.10.02 – 2008.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa) (2008.11.24 – 2009.12.15)

Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa) (2008.11.24 – 2009.12.15)

Archbishop George Francis Daniel (85)Archbishop George Francis Daniel (85)Permalink
(1975.04.28 – 2008.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Pretoria (South Africa)
Military Ordinary emeritus of South African Defence Force (South Africa)

Born:1933.04.23 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.03

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa) (1975.04.28 – 2008.11.24)

Military Vicar of South Africa (South Africa) (1976.03.26 – 1986.07.21)

Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa) (1986.07.21 – 2008.11.24)

Archbishop John Colburn GarnerPermalink
(1951.01.11 – 1975.04.28)

Born:1907.09.29 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.31
Died:1993.06.12 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Tracula (1948.04.09 – 1951.01.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Pretoria (South Africa) (1948.04.09 – 1951.01.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa) (1951.01.11 – 1975.04.28)

Military Vicar of South Africa (South Africa) (1951.05.17 – 1976.03.26)

Vicars Apostolic of Pretoria (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Colburn Garner (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1948.04.09 – 1951.01.11)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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