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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pontianak

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Ecclesiastical province  Pontianak
Pope  Francis
Cathedral  Indonesia
Metropolitan archbishop  Agustinus Agus
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  39,840 km²
Country  Indonesia

Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 2,477,906 243,923 (9.8%)
Emeritus Bishops  Hieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pontianak (Latin: Pontianaken(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Pontianak in West Kalimantan in Indonesia.

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History

  • February 11, 1905: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Dutch Borneo from the Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia
  • March 13, 1918: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Dutch Borneo
  • May 21, 1938: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Pontianak
  • January 3, 1961: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pontianak
  • Leadership

  • Archbishops of Pontianak (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Agustinus Agus (June 3, 2014 – ...)
  • Archbishop Hieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap. (February 26, 1977 – June 3, 2014 )
  • Archbishop Herculanus J.M. van der Burgt, O.F.M. Cap. (January 3, 1961 – July 2, 1976)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Pontianak (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Herculanus J.M. van der Burgt, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop) (July 13, 1957 – January 3, 1961)
  • Bishop Tarcisius Henricus Josephus van Valenberg, O.F.M. Cap. (December 10, 1934 – July 13, 1957)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Dutch Borneo (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Giovanni Pacificio Bos, O.F.M. Cap. (March 14, 1918 – 1934)
  • Bishop Giovanni Pacificio Bos, O.F.M. Cap. (April 10, 1905 – March 14, 1918)
  • Suffragan dioceses

  • Ketapang
  • Sanggau
  • Sintang
  • References

    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pontianak Wikipedia


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