Roman Catholic Diocese of Maumere
|Diocese of Maumere
|Area||1,732 km2 (669 sq mi)|
|(as of 2012)
|Established||14 December 2005|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of St Joseph in Maumere|
|Bishop||Gerulfus Kherubim Pareira|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Vincentius Sensi Potokota|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Maumere (Dioecesis Maumerensis) in Indonesia was created on December 14, 2005 by splitting it from the Archdiocese of Ende, which is still the metropolitan of the diocese. Its first bishop is Vincentius Sensi. The St Joseph church in Maumere is the cathedral of the diocese.
The diocese covers an area of 1,732 km², coinciding with the civil district Sikka on the eastern part of the island Flores. As of 2005, 259,598 of the 270,000 people in the area are member of the Catholic Church. The diocese is subdivided into 30 parishes.
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