Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Makassar

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Archdiocese of Makassar
Archidioecesis Makassarensis
Keuskupan Agung Makassar
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Makassar
Statistics
Area 116,252 km2 (44,885 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
11,519,628
178,592 (1.6%)
Parishes 43
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Makassar
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada’
Website
Blog of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Makassar (Latin: Makassaren(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Makassar in Indonesia.

History[edit]

  • April 13, 1937: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Makassar from thr Apostolic Vicariate of Celebes
  • May 13, 1948: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Makassar
  • January 3, 1961: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Makassar
  • August 22, 1973: Renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ujung Pandang
  • March 15, 2000: Renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Makassar

Leadership[edit]

  • Archbishops of Makassar (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada’ (November 11, 1994 – present)
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Ujung Pandang (Roman Rite)
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Makassar (Roman Rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Makassar (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Nicolas Martinus Schneiders, C.I.C.M. (later Archbishop) (June 10, 1948 – January 3, 1961)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Makassar (Roman Rite)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 5°08′00″S 119°25′01″E / 5.1333°S 119.4170°E / -5.1333; 119.4170