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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Durban

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 20,300 km²

Population: 148,700 Catholics (4.1% of 3,615,000 total) (2016)

Statistics: 75 parishes, 139 priests (51 diocesan, 88 religious), 42 deacons, 584 lay religious (331 brothers, 253 sisters), 10 seminarians (2016)

Suffragan Sees: Dundee, Eshowe, Kokstad, Mariannhill, Mthatha, Umzimkulu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

Address: 154 Gordon Road - Morningside, PO Box 47489, Greyville 4023, South Africa

Phone: (031) 303 1417

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.06.09 – ...):Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (64)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (64)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Durban (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (64)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (64)Permalink
(2021.06.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa)

Born:1957.02.01 (St. Nivard, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1987.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.25

Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari (2016.04.30 – 2021.06.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (2016.04.30 – 2021.06.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa) (2021.06.09 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M. (80)Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M. (80)Permalink
(1992.05.29 – 2021.06.09)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi ad Acilia
Apostolic Administrator of Eshowe (South Africa)
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Durban (South Africa)

Pax et bonum

Born:1941.03.08 (Swartberg, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1981.02.28
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Apostolic Administrator of Kokstad (South Africa) (1978 – 1980.11.29)

Bishop of Kokstad (South Africa) (1980.11.29 – 1992.05.29)

President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1987 – 1993)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (1988 – 1994)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa) (1992.05.29 – 2021.06.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Umzimkulu (South Africa) (1994.08.01 – 2008.12.31)

President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2000 – 2008.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi ad Acilia (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – ...)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (2003 – 2006)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2007.02.03 – 2014.02.24)

Member of Council for the Economy (2014.03.08 – 2019.03.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Eshowe (South Africa) (2021.02.09 – ...)

Archbishop Denis Eugene Hurley, O.M.I.Permalink
(1951.01.11 – 1992.05.29)

Ubi spiritus ibi libertas

Born:1915.11.09 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1939.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1947.03.19
Died:2004.02.13 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Turuzi (1946.12.12 – 1951.01.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Natal (South Africa) (1946.12.12 – 1951.01.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa) (1951.01.11 – 1992.05.29)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (1952 – 1961)

Apostolic Administrator of Umzimkulu (South Africa) (1972 – 1986)

President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1981 – 1987)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (1981 – 1987)

Vicars Apostolic of Natal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Denis Eugene Hurley, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1946.12.12 – 1951.01.11)

(see above)

Bishop Henri Delalle, O.M.I.Permalink
(1903.12.19 – 1946.04.04)

Born:1869.12.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1894.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1904.06.02
Died:1949.02.15 († 79)

Vicar Apostolic of Natal (South Africa) (1903.12.19 – 1946.04.04)

Titular Bishop of Thugga (1903.12.19 – 1949.02.15)

Bishop Charles-Constant Jolivet, O.M.I.Permalink
(1874.09.15 – 1903.09.15)

Born:1826.01.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1849.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1874.11.30
Died:1903.09.15 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Belline (1874.09.15 – 1903.09.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Natal (South Africa) (1874.09.15 – 1903.09.15)

Bishop Marie-Jean-François Allard, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1851.01.29 – 1874.06.20)

Born:1806.11.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1830.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1851.07.13
Died:1889.09.26 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Samaria (1851.01.29 – 1874.06.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Natal (South Africa) (1851.01.29 – 1874.06.20)

Titular Archbishop of Tharona (1874.06.20 – 1889.09.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.09

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