Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jakarta

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

Archdiocese of Jakarta

Archidioecesis Giakartana

Keuskupan Agung Jakarta
Coat of arms of the Archdiocese of Jakarta
Coat of arms
Location
Country Indonesia
TerritoryJakarta
MetropolitanJakarta
Deaneries9
Statistics
Area10,775 km2 (4,160 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2016)
19,090,000
499,485 (2.6%)
Parishes67
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established1807
(As Apostolic Prefecture of Batavia)
1842
(As Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia)
1961
(As Archdiocese of Jakarta)
CathedralCathedral of the Assumption in Jakarta
Secular priests75
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopIgnatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo
SuffragansBandung
Bogor
Vicar GeneralSamuel Pangestu
Bishops emeritusJulius Darmaatmadja Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus (1996-2010)
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

Its cathedral episcopal see is the St Mary Assumption Parish, in the national capital Jakarta.

HistoryEdit

OrdinariesEdit

Apostolic Prefects of BataviaEdit

  • Jacobus Nelissen (1808-1817)
  • Lambertus Prinsen (1817-1830)

Apostolic Vicars of BataviaEdit

  • Johannes Scholten (1831-1842)
  • Jacobus Grooff (1842-1852)
  • Petrus Maria Vrancken (1852-1874)
  • Adam Carel Claessens (1874-1893)
  • Walterus Staal, S.J. (1893-1897)
  • Edmondo Luypen, S.J. (1898-1923)
  • Antonio Pietro Francesco van Velsen, S.J. (1924-1933)
  • Pieter Jan Willekens, S.J. (1934-1950)

Apostolic Vicars of DjakartaEdit

Archbishops of DjakartaEdit

  • Adrianus Djajasepoetra (1961-1970)
  • Leo Soekoto, S.J. (1970-1973)

Archbishops of JakartaEdit

Coadjutor BishopsEdit

  • Petrus Maria Vrancken (1847-1852)
  • Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo (2009-2010)

Ecclesiastical provinceEdit

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

See alsoEdit

Sources and external linksEdit

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