Diocese of

Mohale’s Hoek

Lesotho Lesotho

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mohale’s Hoek / Mohaleshœken(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maseru

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.02.11 – ...):Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (58)Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mohale’s Hoek (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (58)Bishop John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P. (58)
(2014.02.11 – ...)

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho)

Born:1966.03.12 (Pulane Ha Mosiuoa, Lesotho)
Ordained Priest:1998.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.10

Superior General of Servants of Christ the Priest (2011 – 2014.02.11)

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho) (2014.02.11 – ...)

Bishop Sebastian Koto Khoarai, O.M.I. (later Cardinal)
(1977.11.10 – 2014.02.11)

In matrem semper habeunt

Born:1929.09.11 (Koaling, Lesotho)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.02
Created Cardinal:2016.11.19
Died:2021.04.17 (Mazenod, Lesotho † 91)

Bishop of Mohale’s Hoek (Lesotho) (1977.11.10 – 2014.02.11)

President of Lesotho Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1982 – 1987)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (2016.11.19 – 2021.04.17)

Special Churches

Aliwal (↙), Bloemfontein (↖), Maseru (↑), Qacha’s Nek (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 5,799 km²

Population: 443,000 Catholics (59.9% of 739,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 19 parishes

Personnel: 19 priests (13 diocesan, 6 religious), 67 religious (13 brothers, 54 sisters), 7 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.19

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