FAQs

FAQs

The episcopate in Namibia is represented by the Namibian Catholic Bishops Conference of Namibia (Namibian Catholic Bishop’s Conference, NCBC), established in 1996. The NCBC is a member of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA)and Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).

Archdiocese of Windhoek

Square Kms = 560,158 (216,361 Square Miles)

Catholics = 246,000 = 13.7%

Catholic Parishes = 61

Diocesan Priests=12, Religious Priests=32, Permanent Deacons=23 Male Religious=59, Female Religious=312

Vicariate of Rundu

Square Kms = 140,046 (54,092 Square Miles)

Catholics = 91,000 = 30.6%

Catholic Parishes = 10

Diocesan Priests=4, Religious Priests=13, Permanent Deacons=11 Male Religious=18, Female Religious=38

Diocese of Keetmanshoop

Square Kms = 264,110 (102,012 Square Miles)

Catholics = 38,000 = 27.9%

Catholic Parishes = 18

Diocesan Priests=1, Religious Priests=16, Permanent Deacons=11 Male Religious=16, Female Religious=32

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