Diocese of

Sandakan

Malaysia Malaysia

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Sandakan / 山打根 (正體中文) / Sandakanan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kota Kinabalu

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.07.16 – ...):Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom (66)Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sandakan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom (66)Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom (66)
(2007.07.16 – ...)

Bishop of Sandakan (Malaysia)

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Born:1957.10.14 (Kampung Loltos, Malaysia)
Ordained Priest:1989.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.15

Priest of Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) (1989.11.19 – 2007.07.16)

Bishop of Sandakan (Malaysia) (2007.07.16 – ...)

Special Churches

Churches by City (5)

Kota Kinabalu (←), Puerto Princesa (↑), Jolo (→), Tanjung Selor (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 43,110 km²

Population: 58,616 Catholics (4.4% of 1,329,301 total)

Pastoral Centres: 6 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 11 priests (diocesan), 8 religious (8 sisters), 5 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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