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Diocese of

Kavieng

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 23,000 km²

Population: 102,900 Catholics (52.2% of 197,000 total) (2013)

Ecclesiastical Province: Rabaul

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rabaul (↘), Bougainville (↘), Kimbe (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 2 missions, 29 priests (24 diocesan, 5 religious), 21 lay religious (11 brothers, 10 sisters), 11 seminarians (2013)

Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 49, Kavieng 631, N.E.P., Papua New Guinea

Phone: 98.42.055

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.22 – ...):Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C. (56)Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C. (56)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kavieng (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C. (56)Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C. (56)Permalink
(2018.06.22 – ...)

Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea)
President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

Emmanuel

Born:1962.09.24 (Papua New Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1989.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.29

Titular Bishop of Accia (2005.07.08 – 2007.11.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kerema (Papua New Guinea) (2005.07.08 – 2007.11.29)

Bishop of Bereina (Papua New Guinea) (2007.11.29 – 2018.06.22)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands (2017.05.03 – ...)

Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea) (2018.06.22 – ...)

Bishop Ambrose Kiapseni, M.S.C. (73)Bishop Ambrose Kiapseni, M.S.C. (73)Permalink
(1991.01.21 – 2018.06.22)

Bishop emeritus of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea)

Sevis got gut tumas

Born:1945.10.16 (Papua New Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1975.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.12

Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea) (1991.01.21 – 2018.06.22)

Archbishop Karl Hesse, M.S.C. (82)Bishop Karl Hesse, M.S.C. (82) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.10.24 – 1990.07.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)

Caritas et justitia

Born:1936.08.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.15

Titular Bishop of Naratcata (1978.04.27 – 1980.10.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (1978.04.27 – 1980.10.24)

Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea) (1980.10.24 – 1990.07.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (1990.07.07 – 2011.08.11)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands (1994 – 1996)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) (1995 – 1996.09.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) (1996.09.12 – 1999.04.19)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands (2002 – 2005)

Bishop Alfred Matthew Stemper, M.S.C.Permalink
(1966.11.15 – 1980.10.24)

Born:1913.01.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1957.10.28
Died:1984.02.20 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Eleutheropolis in Palæstina (1957.07.05 – 1966.11.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea) (1957.07.05 – 1966.11.15)

Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea) (1966.11.15 – 1980.10.24)

Vicars Apostolic of Kavieng (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfred Matthew Stemper, M.S.C.Permalink
(1957.07.05 – 1966.11.15)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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