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Diocese of

Kimbe

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,300 km²

Population: 286,720 Catholics (80.0% of 358,400 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Rabaul

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lae (↙), Kavieng (↑), Rabaul (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 19 parishes, 28 priests (20 diocesan, 8 religious), 37 lay religious (25 brothers, 12 sisters), 41 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 182, Kimbe 621, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea

Phone: 983.49.25

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.06.08 – ...):Bishop William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. (75)Bishop William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kimbe (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. (75)Bishop William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. (75)Permalink
(2010.06.08 – ...)

Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea)

Bikpela em I lait bilong mi

Born:1942.11.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1968.10.19
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.09

Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea) (2010.06.08 – ...)

Bishop Alphonse Liguori ChaupaPermalink
(2003.07.04 – 2008.01.19)

Born:1959.07.26 (Papua New Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1987.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.30
Died:2016.03.21 († 56)

Titular Bishop of Turris Tamalleni (2000.06.24 – 2003.07.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (2000.06.24 – 2003.07.04)

Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea) (2003.07.04 – 2008.01.19)


as of 2018.10.16

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