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Diocese of

Sibolga

Indonesia Indonesia

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 26,413 km²

Population: 200,718 Catholics (7.7% of 2,602,600 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Medan

Neighbouring Dioceses: Medan (↑), Padang (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 23 parishes, 3 missions, 75 priests (30 diocesan, 45 religious), 306 lay religious (91 brothers, 215 sisters), 42 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sibolga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ludovikus Simanullang, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(2007.03.14 – 2018.09.20)

Crux spes unica

Born:1955.04.23 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2007.05.20
Died:2018.09.20 († 63)

Bishop of Sibolga (Indonesia) (2007.03.14 – 2018.09.20)

Archbishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Bishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.10.24 – 2004.01.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop 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 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Sibolga (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Fr. Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978 – 1980.10.24)

(see above)

Bishop Peter G. Grimm (甘維德), O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1959.11.17 – 1971)

Fide

Born:1901.07.28 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1930.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1949.07.25
Died:1972.11.24 († 71)

Bishop of Qinzhou 秦州 (China) (1949.04.21 – 1959.11.17)

Prefect Apostolic of Sibolga (Indonesia) (1959.11.17 – 1971)


as of 2018.11.07

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