This directory is a private initiative by
Father Gérard T. Lagleder O.S.B.
E-Mail: webmaster cidsa.org
The web servant of this directory
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all who have submitted information for this directory.
A special vote of thanks is due to
Father Dieter Gahlen CMM (R.I.P.), Mr. Matthew Charlesworth, Mr. Noel Bruyns (R.I.P.), Bishop Reginald Cawcutt, Mr. Edgar W Abraham and the Southern Cross.
Did you know?
The Roman Catholic Church with its 3,372,493 members is the second biggest Christian denomination in South Africa according to the South African Census 1996.
[Dutch Reformed Church 3.5 million, Methodist churches 2.7 million, Anglican Church 1.4 million, Lutheran Church 1 million, Presbyterian churches 0.6 million, Baptist churches 0.2 million]
According to the census of 1996 there were 31 bishops, 1164 priests, 191 deacons, 215 male and 494 female members of religious orders and congregations, 3,373,493 Catholics living in Southern Africa.
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