Roman Catholic Diocese of Maumere

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Diocese of Maumere
Dioecesis Maumerensis
Keuskupan Maumere
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical province Ende
Metropolitan Ende
Statistics
Area 1,732 km2 (669 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
300,328
274,273 (91.3%)
Parishes 35
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 14 December 2005
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Maumere
Current leadership
Pope Francis
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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Coordinates: 8°37′S 122°14′E / 8.617°S 122.233°E / -8.617; 122.233