Diocese of

Manokwari–Sorong

Indonesia Indonesia

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Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Manokwari–Sorong / Manokvarien(sis) Sorongen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Merauke

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.06.30 – ...):Bishop Datus Hilarion Lega (67)Bishop Datus Hilarion Lega (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Manokwari–Sorong (Roman Rite)

Bishop Datus Hilarion Lega (67)Bishop Datus Hilarion Lega (67)
(2003.06.30 – ...)

Bishop of Manokwari–Sorong (Indonesia)

Nomen tuum glorificetur

Born:1956.10.21 (Kupang, Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:2003.09.07

Priest of Ruteng (Indonesia) (1984.06.15 – 2003.06.30)

Bishop of Manokwari–Sorong (Indonesia) (2003.06.30 – ...)

Bishop Francis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm.
(1988.05.05 – 2003.06.30)

Evangelium Christi

Born:1932.12.13 (Ambarawa, Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1973.07.16
Died:2022.02.12 (Jakarta, Indonesia † 89)

Bishop of Malang (Indonesia) (1973.03.01 – 1988.05.05)

President of Episcopal Conference of Indonesia (1980 – 1988)

Bishop of Manokwari–Sorong (Indonesia) (1988.05.05 – 2003.06.30)

Bishop Petrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A.
(1974.05.14 – 1988.05.05)

Orietur sol justitiæ

Born:1917.04.20 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1945.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.04
Died:2005.04.01 († 87)

Prefect Apostolic of Manokwari (Indonesia) (1960.02.12 – 1966.11.15)

Bishop of Manokwari (Indonesia) (1966.11.15 – 1974.05.14)

Bishop of Manokwari–Sorong (Indonesia) (1974.05.14 – 1988.05.05)

Bishops of Manokwari (Roman Rite)

Bishop Petrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A.
(1966.11.15 – 1974.05.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Manokwari (Roman Rite)

Fr. Petrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A. (later Bishop)
(1960.02.12 – 1966.11.15)

(see above)

Special Churches

Churches by City (26)

Amboina (↙), Caroline Islands (↑), Timika (↘)

Statistics (2007.12.31)

Area: 111,835 km²

Population: 71,200 Catholics (10.0% of 713,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 24 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 45 priests (22 diocesan, 23 religious), 5 deacons, 104 religious (48 brothers, 56 sisters), 15 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

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