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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Palembang

Indonesia Indonesia

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 188,570 km²

Population: 80,070 Catholics (0.6% of 14,217,147 total) (2018)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 342 missions, 93 priests (41 diocesan, 52 religious), 446 lay religious (78 brothers, 368 sisters), 32 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Pangkalpinang, Tanjungkarang

Neighbouring Dioceses: Padang (↖), Pangkalpinang (↗), Tanjungkarang (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Padang (↖), Pangkalpinang (↗), Tanjungkarang (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.07.03 – ...):Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (57)Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (57)

Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (57)Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (57)Permalink
(2021.07.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia)
Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia)

Non est personarum acceptor Deus

Born:1964.07.04 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2013.10.10

Bishop of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2013.07.19 – 2021.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (2021.07.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2021.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (75)Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (75)Permalink
(2003.06.12 – 2021.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palembang (Indonesia)

Tuus servus sum ego

Born:1945.12.12 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.25

Titular Bishop of Bavagaliana (1993.11.17 – 1997.05.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1993.11.17 – 1997.05.20)

Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1997.05.20 – 2003.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (2003.06.12 – 2021.07.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2012.07.06 – 2013.07.19)

Bishops of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (75)Bishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.05.20 – 2003.06.12)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Hubertus Soudant, S.C.I.Permalink
(1963.04.05 – 1997.05.20)

Sacrificium

Born:1922.03.30 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1949.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1961.06.29
Died:2003.12.29 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Tadamata (1961.01.03 – 1963.04.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1961.01.03 – 1963.04.05)

Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1963.04.05 – 1997.05.20)

Bishop Henri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I.Permalink
(1963.04.05 – 1969.12.26)

Pax a Deo

Born:1896.02.25 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1939.10.29
Died:1969.12.26 († 73)

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1934.01.19 – 1939.06.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Palembang (Indonesia) (1939.06.13 – 1961.01.03)

Titular Bishop of Athyra (1939.06.13 – 1963.04.05)

Titular Bishop of Dausara (1963.04.05 – 1969.12.26)

Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1963.04.05 – 1969.12.26)

Vicars Apostolic of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I.Permalink
(1939.06.13 – 1961.01.03)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Benkoelen (Roman Rite)

Fr. Henri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1934.01.19 – 1939.06.13)

(see above)

Fr. Harrie van Oort, S.C.I.Permalink
(1927.01.19 – 1934)

Died:1934

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1927.01.19 – 1934)

Fr. Enrico Smeets, S.C.I.Permalink
(1924.05.28 – 1926)

Died:1926

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1924.05.28 – 1926)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.09.23

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