Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pontianak

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Archdiocese of Pontianak
Archidioecesis Pontianakensis
Keuskupan Agung Pontianak
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Pontianak
Statistics
Area 39,840 km2 (15,380 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,477,906
243,923 (9.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Pontianak, Indonesia
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Agustinus Agus (appointed June 3, 2014; pending installation; formerly, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sintang)[1]
Emeritus Bishops Hieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pontianak (Latin: Pontianaken(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Pontianak in West Kalimantan in Indonesia.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Bishop Jan Pacificus Bos OFMCap
  • Archbishops of Pontianak (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Agustinus Agus (June 3, 2014 – ...)
    • Archbishop Hieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap. (February 26, 1977 – June 3, 2014 )
    • Archbishop Herculanus J.M. van der Burgt, O.F.M. Cap. (January 3, 1961 – July 2, 1976)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Pontianak (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Herculanus J.M. van der Burgt, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop) (July 13, 1957 – January 3, 1961)
    • Bishop Tarcisius Henricus Josephus van Valenberg, O.F.M. Cap. (December 10, 1934 – July 13, 1957)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Dutch Borneo (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Giovanni Pacificio Bos, O.F.M. Cap. (March 14, 1918 – 1934)
    • Bishop Giovanni Pacificio Bos, O.F.M. Cap. (April 10, 1905 – March 14, 1918)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 0°00′00″N 109°19′59″E / 0.0000°N 109.3330°E / 0.0000; 109.3330