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Diocese of

Auki

Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,234 km²

Population: 50,000 Catholics (28.6% of 174,600 total) (2018)

Statistics: 11 parishes, 28 priests (26 diocesan, 2 religious), 15 lay religious (3 brothers, 12 sisters), 20 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Honiara

Neighbouring Dioceses: Honiara (↙), Gizo (←), Tarawa and Nauru (↗), Port-Vila (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches

Honiara (↙), Gizo (←), Tarawa and Nauru (↗), Port-Vila (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.07.03 – ...):Bishop Peter Houhou (54)Bishop Peter Houhou (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Auki (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Houhou (54)Bishop Peter Houhou (54)Permalink
(2018.07.03 – ...)

Bishop of Auki (Solomon Islands)

Born:1966.10.10 (Marau, Solomon Islands)
Ordained Priest:1999.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2018.10.14

Bishop of Auki (Solomon Islands) (2018.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Christopher Michael Cardone, O.P. (62)Bishop Christopher Michael Cardone, O.P. (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.10.19 – 2016.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Honiara (Solomon Islands)

Born:1957.12.20 (Long Island, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1986.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:2001.06.09

Titular Bishop of Thuburnica (2001.03.27 – 2004.10.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (2001.03.27 – 2004.10.19)

Bishop of Auki (Solomon Islands) (2004.10.19 – 2016.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Honiara (Solomon Islands) (2016.06.22 – ...)

Bishop Gerard Francis Loft, S.M.Permalink
(1983.12.05 – 2004.10.19)

Born:1933.04.06 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1984.03.11
Died:2007.02.04 († 73)

Bishop of Auki (Solomon Islands) (1983.12.05 – 2004.10.19)


as of 2020.11.04

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