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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Merauke

Indonesia Indonesia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 90,000 km²

Population: 189,000 Catholics (59.0% of 320,552 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Agats, Jayapura, Manokwari–Sorong, Timika

Neighbouring Dioceses: Darwin (↙), Agats (↖), Jayapura (↑), Daru–Kiunga (↗), Cairns (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 32 parishes, 8 missions, 52 priests (14 diocesan, 38 religious), 145 lay religious (48 brothers, 97 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2004.04.07 – ...):Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C. (58)Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C. (58)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Merauke (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C. (58)Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C. (58)Permalink
(2004.04.07 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Merauke (Indonesia)

Pasce oves meas

Born:1959.12.06 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1989.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.25

Metropolitan Archbishop of Merauke (Indonesia) (2004.04.07 – ...)

Archbishop Jacobus Duivenvoorde, M.S.C.Permalink
(1972.06.26 – 2004.04.30)

Unitas in vinculo pacis

Born:1928.11.15 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.05
Consecrated Bishop:1972.10.01
Died:2011.11.16 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Merauke (Indonesia) (1972.06.26 – 2004.04.30)

Archbishop Herman Tillemans, M.S.C.Permalink
(1966.11.15 – 1972.06.26)

Omnia ad Jesum

Born:1902.07.31 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1928.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:1950.11.05
Died:1975.08.23 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Berissa (1950.06.25 – 1966.11.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Merauke (Indonesia) (1950.06.25 – 1966.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Merauke (Indonesia) (1966.11.15 – 1972.06.26)

Vicars Apostolic of Merauke (Roman Rite)

Bishop Herman Tillemans, M.S.C. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1950.06.25 – 1966.11.15)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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