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Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjarmasin

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Metropolitan  Samarinda
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  37,530 km²
Parishes  9
Pope  Francis
Country  Indonesia
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 3,680,000 17,051 (0.5%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Holy Family in Banjarmasin
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Samarinda

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjarmasin (Latin: Bangiarmasin(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Banjarmasin in the Ecclesiastical province of Samarinda in Indonesia.

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History

  • May 21, 1938: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Bandjarmasin from the Apostolic Vicariate of Dutch Borneo
  • March 10, 1949: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Bandjarmasin
  • January 3, 1961: Promoted as Diocese of Bandjarmasin
  • August 22, 1973: Renamed as Diocese of Banjarmasin
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Banjarmasin (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Petrus Boddeng Timang (June 14, 2008 – present)
  • Bishop Franciscus Xaverius Rocharjanta Prajasuta, M.S.F. (June 6, 1983 – June 14, 2008)
  • Bishop Wilhelmus Demarteau, M.S.F. (January 3, 1961 – June 6, 1983)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Bandjarmasin (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Wilhelmus Demarteau, M.S.F. (January 6, 1954 – January 3, 1961)
  • Bishop Giovanni Groen, M.S.F. (March 10, 1949 – April 18, 1953)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Bandjarmasin (Roman Rite)
  • Fr. Giacomo Giovanni M. Kusters, M.S.F. (May 21, 1938 – 1949)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjarmasin Wikipedia


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