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Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats

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Metropolitan  Merauke
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  37,000 km²
Phone  +62 902 31056
Parishes  12
Established  29 May 1969
Province  Papua
Country  Indonesia
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 98,732 55,319 (56%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Agats Papua
Address  JL Jend A Yani, Bis Agats, Agats, Kabupaten Asmat, Papua 99777, Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Merauke

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats (Latin: Agatsen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Agats in the Ecclesiastical province of Merauke in Indonesia.

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History

  • May 29, 1969: Established as the Diocese of Agats from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Merauke
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Agats (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Aloysius Murwito, O.F.M. (June 7, 2002 – present)
  • Bishop Alphonsus Augustus Sowada, O.S.C. (May 29, 1969 – May 9, 2001)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats Wikipedia


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