Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Palembang

Indonesia Indonesia

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Palembang / Palembangen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Pangkalpinang, Tanjungkarang

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.07.03 – ...):Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (59)Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (59)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (59)Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono (59)
(2021.07.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia)

Non est personarum acceptor Deus

Born:1964.07.04 (Padang Dermin, Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2013.10.10

Priest of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia) (1992.12.08 – 2013.07.19)

Bishop of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2013.07.19 – 2021.07.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2021.07.03 – 2022.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (2021.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (78)Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (78)
(2003.06.12 – 2021.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palembang (Indonesia)

Tuus servus sum ego

Born:1945.12.12 (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.25

Titular Bishop of Bavagaliana (1993.11.17 – 1997.05.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1993.11.17 – 1997.05.20)

Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1997.05.20 – 2003.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (2003.06.12 – 2021.07.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang (Indonesia) (2012.07.06 – 2013.07.19)

Bishops of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (78)Bishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. (78) (later Archbishop)
(1997.05.20 – 2003.06.12)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Hubertus Soudant, S.C.I.
(1963.04.05 – 1997.05.20)

Sacrificium

Born:1922.03.30 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1949.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1961.06.29
Died:2003.12.29 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Tadamata (1961.01.03 – 1963.04.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1961.01.03 – 1963.04.05)

Bishop of Palembang (Indonesia) (1963.04.05 – 1997.05.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Palembang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I.
(1939.06.13 – 1961.01.03)

Pax a Deo

Born:1896.02.25 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1939.10.29
Died:1969.12.26 († 73)

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1934.01.19 – 1939.06.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Palembang (Indonesia) (1939.06.13 – 1961.01.03)

Titular Bishop of Athyra (1939.06.13 – 1963.04.05)

Titular Bishop of Dausara (1963.04.05 – 1969.12.26)

Prefects Apostolic of Benkoelen (Roman Rite)

Fr. Henri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I. (later Bishop)
(1934.01.19 – 1939.06.13)

(see above)

Fr. Harrie van Oort, S.C.I.
(1927.01.19 – 1934)

Died:1934

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1927.01.19 – 1934)

Fr. Enrico Smeets, S.C.I.
(1924.05.28 – 1926)

Died:1926

Prefect Apostolic of Benkoelen (Indonesia) (1924.05.28 – 1926)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (34)

Padang (↖), Pangkalpinang (↗), Tanjungkarang (↓)

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Area: 188,570 km²

Population: 82,600 Catholics (0.5% of 15,029,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 29 parishes, 342 missions

Personnel: 100 priests (44 diocesan, 56 religious), 456 religious (83 brothers, 373 sisters), 27 seminarians

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