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Roman Catholic Diocese of Amboina

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Metropolitan  Makassar
Pope  Francis
Country  Indonesia
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  83,777 km²

Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 2,311,000 127,609 (5.5%)
Cathedral  St Francis Xavier Cathedral
Bishop  Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Makassar

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amboina (Latin: Amboinaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Amboina in the Ecclesiastical province of Makassar in Indonesia.

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History

  • December 22, 1902: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Dutch New Guinea from the Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia
  • August 29, 1920: Promoted as the Apostolic Vicariate of Dutch New Guinea
  • May 12, 1949: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Amboina
  • January 3, 1961: Promoted as Diocese of Amboina
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Amboina (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (June 10, 1994 – present)
  • Bishop Andreas Peter Cornelius Sol, M.S.C. (January 15, 1965 – June 10, 1994)
  • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (January 3, 1961 – January 15, 1965)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Amboina (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (May 12, 1949 – January 3, 1961)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (July 10, 1947 – May 12, 1949)
  • Bishop Giovanni Aerts, M.S.C. (August 28, 1920 – 1942)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)
  • Fr. Enrico Nollen, M.S.C. (1915 – 1920)
  • Fr. Matteo Neyens, M.S.C. (1902 – 1915)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Amboina Wikipedia


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