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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Windhoek

Namibia Namibia

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 560,158 km²

Population: 287,315 Catholics (11.7% of 2,458,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Keetmanshoop, Rundu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 75 parishes, 15 missions, 64 priests (15 diocesan, 49 religious), 23 deacons, 419 lay religious (67 brothers, 352 sisters), 19 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2004.09.21 – ...):Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. (59)Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. (59)

President of Namibian Catholic Bishop’s Conference

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Windhoek (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. (59)Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. (59)Permalink
(2004.09.21 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Windhoek (Namibia)
President of Namibian Catholic Bishop’s Conference

Born:1959.04.07 (Namibia)
Ordained Priest:1988.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1999.02.07

Titular Bishop of Pertusa (1998.11.05 – 2004.09.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Windhoek (Namibia) (1998.11.05 – 2004.09.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Windhoek (Namibia) (2004.09.21 – ...)

President of Namibian Catholic Bishop’s Conference (2007.09 – ...)

Archbishop Bonifatius Haushiku, S.C.P.Permalink
(1994.03.14 – 2002.06.12)

Justitiæ et pax

Born:1935 (Namibia)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1979.01.27
Died:2002.06.12 († 67)

Auxiliary Bishop of Windhoek (Namibia) (1978.11.15 – 1980.11.29)

Titular Bishop of Troina (1978.11.15 – 1994.03.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek (Namibia) (1980.11.29 – 1994.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Windhoek (Namibia) (1994.03.14 – 2002.06.12)

President of Namibian Catholic Bishop’s Conference (1996 – 2002)

Vicars Apostolic of Windhoek (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bonifatius Haushiku, S.C.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.11.29 – 1994.03.14)

(see above)

Bishop Rudolf Johannes Maria Koppmann, O.M.I.Permalink
(1961.03.20 – 1980.11.29)

In omnibus gentibus salutare tuum

Born:1913.01.18 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.11
Died:2007.06.24 († 94)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek (Namibia) (1957.01.26 – 1961.03.20)

Titular Bishop of Dalisandus in Pamphylia (1957.01.26 – 2007.06.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek (Namibia) (1961.03.20 – 1980.11.29)

Bishop Joseph Gotthardt, O.M.I.Permalink
(1926.05.11 – 1961.03.20)

Born:1880.12.18 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1905.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1926.09.05
Died:1963.08.03 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Cimbebasia (Namibia) (1921.02 – 1926.05.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek (Namibia) (1926.05.11 – 1961.03.20)

Titular Bishop of Mopsuestia (1926.05.11 – 1963.08.03)

Prefects Apostolic of Cimbebasia (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joseph Gotthardt, O.M.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1921.02 – 1926.05.11)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Lower Cimbebasia (Roman Rite)

Fr. Eugenio Klaeyle, O.M.I.Permalink
(1892 – 1921)

Died:1921

Prefect Apostolic of Lower Cimbebasia (Namibia) (1892 – 1921)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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