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Apostolic Vicariate of

Ingwavuma

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Ingwavuma / Ingvavumen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.08.08 – ...):Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durban (South Africa)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Ingwavuma (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.08.08 – ...)

Archbishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65)Bishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara, C.M.M. (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2016.04.30 – 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 – ...)

Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C. (61)Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C. (61)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.11.29 – 2016.04.30)

Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C. (61)Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C. (61)Permalink
(2008.11.24 – 2013.11.29)

Bishop of Manzini (Eswatini)

IZwi laba yinyama

Born:1961.05.08 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2009.04.18

Titular Bishop of Maturba (2008.11.24 – 2013.11.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (2008.11.24 – 2013.11.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Manzini (Eswatini) (2012.09 – 2013.11.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (2013.11.29 – 2016.04.30)

Bishop of Manzini (Eswatini) (2013.11.29 – ...)

Bishop Michael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M.Permalink
(1990.11.19 – 2006.05.30)

Born:1930.08.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1991.04.06
Died:2006.05.30 († 75)

Prefect Apostolic of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (1976.01.09 – 1990.11.19)

Titular Bishop of Ath Truim (1990.11.19 – 2006.05.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (1990.11.19 – 2006.05.30)

Prefects Apostolic of Ingwavuma (Roman Rite)

Fr. Michael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1976.01.09 – 1990.11.19)

(see above)

Fr. Anselm Donald Mary Dennehy, O.S.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970.05.08 – 1976)

Fr. Edwin Roy Kinch, O.S.M.Permalink
(1962.11.13 – 1970.05.09)

Born:1918.08.11
Ordained Priest:1945.05.20
Died:2003.05.26 († 84)

Prefect Apostolic of Ingwavuma (South Africa) (1962.11.13 – 1970.05.09)

Contact Info

Address: PO Box 23, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa

Phone: (035) 838 1136

Statistics

Area: 12,369 km²

Population: 33,114 Catholics (4.3% of 762,230 total) (2020)

Statistics: 11 parishes, 1 mission, 18 priests (8 diocesan, 10 religious), 16 lay religious (10 brothers, 6 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Good Shepherd, Our Lady of Sorrow

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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