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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Malaysia

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 63,763 km²

Population: 251,500 Catholics (2.1% of 11,787,800 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Melaka–Johor, Penang

Neighbouring Dioceses: Medan (←), Penang (↑), Melaka–Johor (↘), Padang (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 8

Statistics: 36 parishes, 61 missions, 55 priests (40 diocesan, 15 religious), 1 deacon, 147 lay religious (31 brothers, 116 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (42)

Medan (←), Penang (↑), Melaka–Johor (↘), Padang (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.07.03 – ...):Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim (54)Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim (廖炳堅) (54)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Kuala Lumpur (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim (54)Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim (廖炳堅) (54)Permalink
(2014.07.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Integrity and Tenderness

Born:1964.01.03 (Malaysia)
Ordained Priest:2002.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2014.10.06

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (2014.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam (79)Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam (79)Permalink
(2003.05.24 – 2013.12.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Vice-President emeritus of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Mercy and peace

Born:1938.12.06 (Malaysia)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.04

Titular Bishop of Chunavia (1995.04.01 – 2003.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1995.04.01 – 2003.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (2003.05.24 – 2013.12.13)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (2007.02 – 2011.01.01)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (2013.01.01 – 2015.01.01)

Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez (85)Archbishop Anthony Soter Fernandez (85) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1983.07.02 – 2003.05.24)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Keadilan dan keamanan

Born:1932.04.22 (Malaysia)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1978.02.17
Created Cardinal:2016.11.19

Bishop of Penang (Malaysia) (1977.09.29 – 1983.07.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1983.07.02 – 2003.05.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (1987 – 1990)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (2000 – 2003)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno (2016.11.19 [2016.11.21] – ...)

Archbishop Dominic VendargonPermalink
(1972.12.18 – 1983.07.02)

Born:1909.08.29 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1955.08.21
Died:2005.08.03 († 95)

Bishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1955.02.25 – 1972.12.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1972.12.18 – 1983.07.02)

Bishops of Kuala Lumpur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominic Vendargon (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1955.02.25 – 1972.12.18)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.04.08

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