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Diocese of

Amboina

Indonesia Indonesia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 77,990 km²

Population: 123,104 Catholics (4.0% of 3,089,064 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Makassar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Díli (↙), Makassar (←), Manado (↖), Manokwari–Sorong (↗), Timika (→), Baucau (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 49 parishes, 1 mission, 96 priests (59 diocesan, 37 religious), 227 lay religious (48 brothers, 179 sisters), 59 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.06.10 – ...):Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (69)Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Amboina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (69)Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (69)Permalink
(1994.06.10 – ...)

Bishop of Amboina (Indonesia)

Nil nisi Christum

Born:1949.04.27 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.18

Bishop of Amboina (Indonesia) (1994.06.10 – ...)

Bishop Andreas Peter Cornelius Sol, M.S.C.Permalink
(1965.01.15 – 1994.06.10)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1915.10.19 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1940.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1964.02.25
Died:2016.03.26 († 100)

Titular Bishop of Regiana (1963.12.10 – 1965.01.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Amboina (Indonesia) (1963.12.10 – 1965.01.15)

Bishop of Amboina (Indonesia) (1965.01.15 – 1994.06.10)

Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C.Permalink
(1961.01.03 – 1965.01.15)

Fiat voluntas eius

Born:1889.08.25 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1914.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.31
Died:1983.08.11 († 93)

Vicar Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Indonesia) (1947.07.10 – 1949.05.12)

Titular Bishop of Parlais (1947.07.10 – 1961.01.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Amboina (Indonesia) (1949.05.12 – 1961.01.03)

Bishop of Amboina (Indonesia) (1961.01.03 – 1965.01.15)

Titular Bishop of Betagbara (1965.01.15 – 1976.11.15)

Vicars Apostolic of Amboina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C.Permalink
(1949.05.12 – 1961.01.03)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C.Permalink
(1947.07.10 – 1949.05.12)

(see above)

Bishop Giovanni Aerts, M.S.C.Permalink
(1920.08.28 – 1942.07.30)

Oportet illum regnare

Born:1880.02.03 (Netherlands)
Consecrated Bishop:1920.11.30
Died:1942.07.30 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Apollonia (1920.07.20 – 1942.07.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Indonesia) (1920.08.28 – 1942.07.30)

Prefects Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)

Fr. Enrico Nollen, M.S.C.Permalink
(1915 – 1920)

Died:1920

Prefect Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Indonesia) (1915 – 1920)

Fr. Matteo Neyens, M.S.C.Permalink
(1902 – 1915)

Died:1915

Prefect Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Indonesia) (1902 – 1915)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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