Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Merauke

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Archdiocese of Merauke
Archidioecesis Meraukensis
Keuskupan Agung Merauke
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Merauke
Statistics
Area 90,000 km2 (35,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
244,440
140,220 (57.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C.

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

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Archbishops of Merauke (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C. (2004.04.07 – ...)
    • Archbishop Jacobus Duivenvoorde, M.S.C. (1972.06.26 – 2004.04.30)
    • Archbishop Herman Tillemans, M.S.C. (1966.11.15 – 1972.06.26)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Merauke (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Herman Tillemans, M.S.C. (later Archbishop) (1950.06.25 – 1966.11.15)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 8°28′S 140°20′E / 8.467°S 140.333°E / -8.467; 140.333