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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Durban

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Durban / Durbanian(us) (Latin)

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

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.06.09 – ...):Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)

Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma (South Africa)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Durban (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Permalink
(2021.06.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa)
Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma (South Africa)

The truth will set you free / Iquiniso liyonikhulula

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 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (2021.08.08 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M. (81)Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M. (81)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

Contact Info

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

Phone: (031) 303 1417

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 20,300 km²

Population: 140,709 Catholics (4.1% of 3,420,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 75 parishes, 137 priests (52 diocesan, 85 religious), 43 deacons, 574 lay religious (336 brothers, 238 sisters), 13 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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