Diocese of

Pangkalpinang

Indonesia Indonesia

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pangkalpinang / Pangkalpinangen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Palembang

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.06.28 – ...):Bishop Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. (57)Bishop Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. (57)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Indonesia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pangkalpinang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. (57)Bishop Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. (57)
(2017.06.28 – ...)

Bishop of Pangkalpinang (Indonesia)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Indonesia

Lætentur insulæ multæ

Born:1966.12.07 (Merauke, Papua New Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2017.09.23

Bishop of Pangkalpinang (Indonesia) (2017.06.28 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Indonesia (2022.11.17 – ...)

Bishops of Pangkal-Pinang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hilarius Moa Nurak, S.V.D.
(1987.03.30 – 2016.04.29)

Ego autem rogavi pro te

Born:1943.02.21 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1987.08.02
Died:2016.04.29 († 73)

Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia) (1987.03.30 – 2016.04.29)

Bishop Nicolas Pierre van der Westen, SS.CC.
(1961.01.03 – 1978.11.11)

Spes in Deo

Born:1913.07.05 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1938.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.20
Died:1982.10.24 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Bladia (1951.02.08 – 1961.01.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia) (1951.02.08 – 1961.01.03)

Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia) (1961.01.03 – 1978.11.11)

Vicars Apostolic of Pangkal-Pinang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Nicolas Pierre van der Westen, SS.CC.
(1951.02.08 – 1961.01.03)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Bangka e Biliton (Roman Rite)

Fr. Vito Bouma, SS.CC.
(1928.05.29 – 1945)

Born:1892.12.06 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1923.03.11
Died:1945 († 53)

Prefect Apostolic of Bangka e Biliton (Indonesia) (1928.05.29 – 1945)

Fr. Teodosio Herckenrath, SS.CC.
(1924.01.18 – 1928)

Died:1928

Prefect Apostolic of Bangka e Biliton (Indonesia) (1924.01.18 – 1928)

Special Churches

Churches by City (19)

Palembang (↙), Singapore (↖), Pontianak (↗), Ketapang (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 27,021 km²

Population: 58,009 Catholics (1.6% of 3,549,899 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes, 10 missions

Personnel: 77 priests (56 diocesan, 21 religious), 136 religious (28 brothers, 108 sisters), 40 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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