Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jakarta

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Archdiocese of Jakarta
Archidioecesis Giakartanus
Keuskupan Agung Jakarta
Jakarta Cathedral Afternoon.JPG
Jakarta Cathedral
Location
Country Indonesia
Territory Jakarta
Metropolitan Jakarta
Deaneries 8
Statistics
Area 2,988 km2 (1,154 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2002)
11,297,332
411,036 (3.6%)
Parishes 62
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1807
(As Apostolic Prefecture of Batavia)
1842
(As Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia)
1961
(As Archdiocese of Jakarta)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption in Jakarta
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo
Vicar General Yohanes Subagyo
Emeritus Bishops Julius Darmaatmadja Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus (1996-2010)
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jakarta (Latin: Giakartan(us)) is a Metropolitan Latian archdiocese on Java, in Indonesia.

Its cathedral episcopal see is the Marian Katedral Santa Maria Diangkat ke Surga, in the national capital Jakarta.

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Apostolic Prefects of Batavia

(both Dutch)

  • Jacobus Nelissen (1808 – 1817)
  • Lambertus Prinsen (1817 – 1830)
Apostolic Vicars of Batavia

(Dutch and one Flemish)

  • Johannes Scholten (1831 – 1842)
  • Jacobus Grooff (1842.09.20 – 1852.04.29), Titular Bishop of Canea (1842.09.20 – 1852.04.29; previously Apostolic Prefect of Dutch Guyana–Suriname (Suriname) (1826.10.13 – 1842.09.12), later Apostolic Vicar of Dutch Guyana–Suriname (1846.12.01 – 1852.04.29)
  • Petrus Maria Vrancken (Belgian) (1852.04.19 – 1874.05.28), Titular Bishop of Colophonius (1847.06.04 – 1874.06.16), succeeding as former Coadjutor Apostolic Vicar of Batavia (Java, Indonesia) (1847.06.04 – 1852.04.19), emeritate as Titular Archbishop of Attalia (1874.06.16 – 1879.08.17)
  • Adam Carel Claessens (1874.06.16 – 1893.05.23), Titular Bishop of Traianopolis (in Phrygia) (1874.06.16 – 1884.01.04), emeritate as Titular Archbishop of Siraces (1884.01.04 – 1895.07.10)
  • Walterus Staal, Jesuits (S.J.) (1893.05.23 – death 1897.06.30), Titular Bishop of Mauricastrum (1893.05.23 – 1897.06.30)
  • Edmondo Luypen, S.J. (1898.05.20 – 1923.05.02), Titular Bishop of Oropus (1898.05.20 – 1923.05.02)
  • Antonio Pietro Francesco van Velsen, S.J. (1924.01.26 – 1933.03), Titular Bishop of Æzani (1924.01.21 – death 1936.05.06)
  • Pieter Jan Willekens, S.J. (1934.07.23 – 1950.02.07 see below), Titular Bishop of Zorava (1934.07.23 – 1971.01.27)
Apostolic Vicars of Djakarta
  • Pieter Jan Willekens, S.J. ( see above 1950.02.07 – 1952)
  • Adrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. (1953.02.18 – 1961.01.03 see below), Titular Bishop of Trisipa (1953.02.18 – 1961.01.03)
Metropolitan Archbishops of Djakarta
  • Adrianus Djajasepoetra (see above 1961.01.03 – 1970.05.21), emeritate as Titular Archbishop of Bolsena (1970.05.21 – 1976.07.10)
  • Leo Soekoto, S.J. (1970.05.21 – 1973.08.22 see below)
Metropolitan Archbishops of Jakarta

Ecclesiastical province[edit]

Its Ecclesiastical province comprises the Metropolitan's own archdiocese and these Suffragan daughter dioceses, both also on Java island :

Sources and External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°10′00″S 106°49′01″E / 6.1667°S 106.8170°E / -6.1667; 106.8170