Mariannhill Diocese

Bishop Neil Frank of South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese. Credit: SACBC

South African Catholic Bishop Seeking to Prioritize Budgeting Policies to Sustain Diocese

Oct 23, 2022

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.

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (right) and Bishop Neil Augustine Frank (left). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pope Francis Accepts Retirement of Bishop of South African Diocese, Appoints Successor

Oct 13, 2022

Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of the Catholic Diocese of Mariannhill in South Africa and appointed his successor.

Bishop Neil Frank of South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese. Credit: SACBC

“We can't go back to building houses on sand”: Bishop in South Africa after Deadly Floods

Apr 22, 2022

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, appointed Coadjutor Bishop for South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese. Credit: IMBISA

“It's a big responsibility”, South African Bishop-elect Says, Promises Collaboration

Dec 17, 2021

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”.

The Apostolic South Africa's Diocese of Mariannhill and Archbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, William Slattery. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Take action now” against Environmental Degradation: South African Archbishop

Aug 27, 2021

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.

Archbishop William Slattery OFM, appointed Apostolic Administrator of South Africa's Mariannhill Diocese. / The Southern Cross

South Africa’s Mariannhill Diocese Put under an Apostolic Administrator

Sep 24, 2020

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.

The representative of Pope Francis in the Apostolic Visitation of South Africa's Diocese of Mariannhill, Archbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, William Slattery / Public Doamin

South African Prelate to Represent Pope in Apostolic Visitation of Mariannhill Diocese

Feb 9, 2020

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.