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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Medan

Indonesia Indonesia

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 102,262 km²

Population: 531,703 Catholics (2.9% of 18,516,980 total) (2015)

Statistics: 596 parishes, 282 priests (49 diocesan, 233 religious), 1,053 lay religious (343 brothers, 710 sisters), 29 seminarians (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Padang, Sibolga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Penang (↗), Kuala Lumpur (→), Padang (↘), Sibolga (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.12.08 – ...):Archbishop Kornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap. (48)Archbishop Kornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap. (48)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Medan (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Kornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap. (48)Archbishop Kornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap. (48)Permalink
(2018.12.08 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia)

Born:1970.08.26 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1999.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:2019.02.02

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia) (2018.12.08 – ...)

Archbishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Archbishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Permalink
(2009.02.12 – 2018.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Medan (Indonesia)

Ad pascuam et aquas conducit me

Born:1941.09.25 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1981.01.06

Prefect Apostolic of Sibolga (Indonesia) (1978 – 1980.10.24)

Bishop of Sibolga (Indonesia) (1980.10.24 – 2004.01.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia) (2004.01.03 – 2009.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia) (2009.02.12 – 2018.12.08)

Archbishop Alfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap. (85)Archbishop Alfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap. (85)Permalink
(1976.05.24 – 2009.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Medan (Indonesia)

Hanya Jesus

Born:1934.02.12 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1964.02.22
Consecrated Bishop:1975.06.29

Titular Bishop of Novi (1975.04.05 – 1976.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medan (Indonesia) (1975.04.05 – 1976.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia) (1976.05.24 – 2009.02.12)

Archbishop Antoine Henri van den Hurk, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1961.01.03 – 1976.05.24)

Misericordia

Born:1907.03.16 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1955.04.14
Died:1989.08.15 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Phelbes (1955.01.01 – 1961.01.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Medan (Indonesia) (1955.01.01 – 1961.01.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan (Indonesia) (1961.01.03 – 1976.05.24)

Vicars Apostolic of Medan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antoine Henri van den Hurk, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1955.01.01 – 1961.01.03)

(see above)

Bishop Mattia Leonardo Trudone Brans, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1941.12.23 – 1954)

Humilitas

Born:1879.11.23 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1908.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1933.02.05
Died:1969.12.12 († 90)

Prefect Apostolic of Sumatra (Indonesia) (1921.07.22 – 1923.12.27)

Prefect Apostolic of Padang (Indonesia) (1923.12.27 – 1932.07.18)

Titular Bishop of Corna (1932.07.12 – 1969.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Padang (Indonesia) (1932.07.18 – 1941.12.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Medan (Indonesia) (1941.12.23 – 1954)

Vicars Apostolic of Padang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mattia Leonardo Trudone Brans, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1932.07.18 – 1941.12.23)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Padang (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Mattia Leonardo Trudone Brans, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1923.12.27 – 1932.07.18)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Sumatra (Roman Rite)

Fr. Mattia Leonardo Trudone Brans, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1921.07.22 – 1923.12.27)

(see above)

Fr. Liberato da Exel, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1916 – 1921)

Died:1921

Prefect Apostolic of Sumatra (Indonesia) (1916 – 1921)

Fr. Giacomo Cluts, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1911 – 1916)

Died:1916

Prefect Apostolic of Sumatra (Indonesia) (1911 – 1916)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.03.14

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