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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amboina (Latin: Amboinaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Amboina in the Ecclesiastical province of Makassar in Indonesia.

Diocese of Amboina

Dioecesis Amboinaënsis

Keuskupan Amboina
Location
Country Indonesia
Ecclesiastical provinceMakassar
MetropolitanMakassar
Statistics
Area83,777 km2 (32,346 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,311,000
127,609 (5.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralSt Francis Xavier Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPetrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.
Metropolitan ArchbishopJohannes Liku Ada’
Bishops emeritusAndreas Peter Cornelius Sol Bishop Emeritus (1965-1994)
The Cathedral of Ambon

HistoryEdit

LeadershipEdit

  • Bishops of Amboina (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C. (June 10, 1994 – present)
    • Bishop Andreas Peter Cornelius Sol, M.S.C. (January 15, 1965 – June 10, 1994)
    • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (January 3, 1961 – January 15, 1965)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Amboina (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (May 12, 1949 – January 3, 1961)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Jacques Grent, M.S.C. (July 10, 1947 – May 12, 1949)
    • Bishop Giovanni Aerts, M.S.C. (August 28, 1920 – 1942)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Dutch New Guinea (Roman Rite)

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 3°42′00″S 128°10′01″E / 3.7000°S 128.1670°E / -3.7000; 128.1670