Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bloemfontein

Sacred Heart Cathedral
Location Bloemfontein
Country  South Africa
Denomination Roman Catholic Church

The Sacred Heart Cathedral[1] is the name given to a religious building that is affiliated with the Catholic Church[2] and is located at 1 Green in the city of Bloemfontein[3] in the Free State province, South Africa.[4]

It serves as the main church and seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Bloemfontein (Archidioecesis Bloemfonteinensis) which was created in 1951 with the bull Suprema Nobis of Pope Pius XII and depends on the ecclesiastical province of the same name. Its metropolitan archbishop since 2005 is Jabulani Nxumalo Adatus.)

See also


  1. Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bloemfontein
  2. Pretoria, Church of the Province of South Africa Diocese of; Conference, Catholic Church Southern African Catholic Bishops' (1988-01-01). The Catholic Directory of Southern Africa. Salesian Press.
  3. Our Art. journal Lantern in collaboration with the S.A. Broadcasting Corporation. 1993-01-01. ISBN 9780797028326.
  4. Kearney, Paddy (2010-06-01). Guardian of the Light: Denis Hurley: Renewing the Church, Opposing Apartheid. Bloomsbury Publishing USA. ISBN 9781441188557.

Coordinates: 29°07′18″S 26°13′01″E / 29.1216°S 26.2169°E / -29.1216; 26.2169

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