- Roman Catholic Diocese of Bethlehem
Diocese of Bethlehem
Location Country South Africa Metropolitan Bloemfontein Statistics Area 34,965 km2 (13,500 sq mi) Population
(as of 2006)
Information Rite Latin Rite Current leadership Bishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr.
- February 12, 1948: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Bethlehem from the Apostolic Vicariate of Kroonstad
- January 11, 1951: Promoted as Diocese of Bethlehem
The Cathedral is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Bethlehem.
- Bishops of Bethlehem (Roman rite)
- Bishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr. (since 2008.12.31)
- Bishop Hubert Bucher (1976.12.09 - 2008.12.31)
- Bishop Peter Kelleter, C.S.Sp. (1951.01.11 – 1975.07.05)
- Vicars Apostolic of Bethlehem (Roman rite)
- Bishop Peter Kelleter, C.S.Sp. (1950.03.12 – 1951.01.11)
- Bishop Léon Klerlein, C.S.Sp. (1948.02.12 – 1950.05.22)
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