Roman Catholic Diocese of Manokwari–Sorong

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Diocese of Manokwari–Sorong
Dioecesis Manokvariensis Sorongensis
Keuskupan Manokwari-Sorong
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Merauke
Metropolitan Merauke
Statistics
Area 111,835 km2 (43,180 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2002)
556,583
54,567 (9.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of Christ the King in Sorong
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Datus Hilarion Lega
Metropolitan Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra
Emeritus Bishops Francis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta Bishop Emeritus (1988-2003)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manokwari–Sorong (Latin: Manokvariensis Sorongen(sis)) is a diocese located in the cities of Manokwari and Sorong in the Ecclesiastical province of Merauke in Indonesia.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Manokwari–Sorong (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Manokwari (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Petrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A. (November 15, 1966 – May 14, 1974)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Manokwari (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Petrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A. (later Bishop) (February 12, 1960 – November 15, 1966)

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