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Roman Catholic Diocese of Bougainville

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bougainville is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul. It was erected as the Prefecture Apostolic of German Solomon Islands in 1898 and elevated to a Vicariate Apostolic in 1930. It was further elevated in 1966 to the Diocese of Bougainville.

Bishops

  • Maurizio Boch, S. M., Ordinary, (1920–1929)
  • Thomas James Wade, S. M., Ordinary, (1930–1960)
  • Leo Lemay, S. M., Ordinary, (1960–1974)
  • Gregory Singkai, Ordinary, (1974–1996)
  • Henk Kronenberg, S. M., Ordinary, (1999–2009 )
  • Bernard Unabali, Ordinary, (2009– )
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Bougainville Wikipedia


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