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Diocese of

Lae

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 35,968 km²

Population: 35,600 Catholics (5.2% of 686,080 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Madang

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kerema (↙), Goroka (←), Madang (↖), Kimbe (↗), Alotau–Sideia (↘), Port Moresby (↓), Bereina (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 13 priests (6 diocesan, 7 religious), 22 lay religious (13 brothers, 9 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 3, Lae, Morobe Province 411, Papua New Guinea

Phone: 472.51.30

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.10.10 – ...):Bishop Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. (49)Bishop Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lae (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. (49)Bishop Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. (49)Permalink
(2018.10.10 – ...)

Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea)

Born:1969.08.30 (India)
Ordained Priest:1999.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:2018.12.15

Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea) (2018.10.10 – ...)

Bishop Christian Blouin, C.M.M. (77)Bishop Christian Blouin, C.M.M. (77)Permalink
(2007.01.15 – 2018.10.10)

Bishop emeritus of Lae (Papua New Guinea)

Joy and hope

Born:1941.11.01 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1969.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:2007.05.05

Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea) (2007.01.15 – 2018.10.10)

Bishop Henry Anthony A. van Lieshout, C.M.M.Permalink
(1966.11.15 – 2007.01.15)

Born:1932.03.19 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1967.03.05
Died:2009.12.24 († 77)

Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea) (1966.11.15 – 2007.01.15)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands (1975 – 1978)

Bishop Bernard Schilling, S.V.D.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1959.12.19 – 1966.11.15)


as of 2018.12.16

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