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Roman Catholic Diocese of Padang

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Metropolitan  Medan
Pope  Francis
Province  West Sumatra
Country  Indonesia
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  132,959 km²
Phone  +62 751 20743
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 9,153,000 73,000 (0.8%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of St Therese in Padang
Bishop  Martinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap.
Address  JL. Chairil Anwar No.12, Belakang Tangsi, West Padang, Padang City, West Sumatra 25118, Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Medan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Padang (Latin: Padangen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Padang in the Ecclesiastical province of Medan in Indonesia.

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History

  • June 19, 1952: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Padang from the Apostolic Vicariate of Palembang
  • January 3, 1961: Promoted as Diocese of Padang
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Padang (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Martinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap. (March 17, 1983 – present)
  • Bishop Raimondo Cesare Bergamin, S.X. (October 16, 1961 – March 17, 1983)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Padang (Roman Rite)
  • Fr. Pascal de Martino, S.X. (June 27, 1952 – 1961)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Padang Wikipedia


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