Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Makassar

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

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

It covers parishes located in the administrative provinces of South Sulawesi, West Sulawesi and Southeast Sulawesi.


  • April 13, 1937: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Makassar from the 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

Ecclesial provinces[edit]


Cathedral of Makassar
  • 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]


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