Roman Catholic Diocese of Bandung

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Diocese of Bandung
Dioecesis Bandungensis
Keuskupan Bandung
Bandung Cathedral Indonesia.jpg
Cathedral of St Peter in Bandung
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Jakarta
Metropolitan Jakarta
Statistics
Area 24,449 km2 (9,440 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
27,018,000
87,247 (0.3%)
Parishes 23
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Peter in Bandung
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonius Subianto Bunyamin, OSC
Metropolitan Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bandung (Latin: Bandungen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Bandung in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan of Jakarta on Java, in Indonesia.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Katedral Santo Petrus (St. Peter's cathedral), in Bandung, Jawa Barat, on Jawa (Java).

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman rite)

Apostolic Prefect of Bandung
  • Fr. Giacomo Umberto Goumans, Crosier Canons O.S.Cr. (May 27, 1932 – October 16, 1941 see below)
Apostolic Vicars of Bandung
Suffragan Bishops of Bandung

Parishes[edit]

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bandung has 14 parochial churches. Nine of them are located inside the city. The other five are located outside Bandung.

In Bandung city
  • St. Peter's Cathedral
  • Church of St. Mary the Virgin of the Seven Sorrows (commonly referred to as "Pandu" Parochial Church, being located at Pandu street)
  • St. Michael's(commonly referred to as "Waringin" Parochial Church, being located at Waringin street)
  • St. Lawrence's(commonly referred to as "Sukajadi" Parochial Church, being located at Sukajadi street)
  • St. Gabriel's (also called "Gandarusa", Indonesian word for willow tree, taken from Isiah 44:4, used to be a chapel in St. Michael's parish.
  • Church of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary (commonly referred to "Buah Batu" Parochial Church, located at Buah Batu Street.
  • St. Martin's
  • St. Paul's
  • St. Melany's
Outside of Bandung City
  • St. Michael's (commonly referred to as "Indramayu" Parrochial Church, being located at Karawang town)
  • Holy Cross Church (commonly referred to as "Purwakarta" Parrochial Church, being located at Purwakarta town)
  • Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (commonly referred to as "Tasikmalaya" Parrochial Church, being located at Tasikmalaya town)
  • Church of Our Lady of Fatima (commonly referred to as "Lembang" Parrochial Church, being located at Lembang town)
  • Church of St. Francis Xavier (Dayeuhkolot Quasi-parish Church)

Sources and External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°55′00″S 107°36′00″E / 6.9167°S 107.6000°E / -6.9167; 107.6000