The Catholic Bishop of Mariannhill Diocese in South Africa is seeking to put into place “good budgeting policies” as a priority in view of sustaining his Episcopal See.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of the Catholic Diocese of Mariannhill in South Africa and appointed his successor.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has challenged citizens of the African nation to respond to the aftermath of the deadly floods in parts of KwaZulu Natal Province “in a new way” and that they should not “go back to building houses on sand”.
Mons. Neil Augustine Frank who has been appointed Coadjutor Bishop for South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese has described his Friday, December 17 appointment as “a big responsibility”.
A South African Archbishop has expressed concern over the destruction of the environment and called on the people of God in the country to take urgent action to mitigate the effects of degradation.
Following Apostolic Visitation in the months of February and March, the Holy See has put South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese under an Apostolic Administrator “with immediate effect,” a letter from the leadership of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) obtained by ACI Africa indicates.
In response to the request from the Bishop of South Africa’s Diocese of Mariannhill “for an Apostolic Visitation”, Pope Francis has appointed the Archbishop Emeritus of Pretoria in South Africa, William Slattery to represent him in the visit of the diocese that is part of the Ecclesiastical Province of Durban.