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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lae is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madang, in Papua New Guinea. It was erected as a Vicariate Apostolic in 1959 and elevated to the status of a diocese in 1966.

Diocese of Lae

Dioecesis Laënsis
Location
Country Papua New Guinea
Statistics
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
657,000
36,400 (5.5%)
Parishes18
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established15 November 1966
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopRozario Menezes SMM
Bishops emeritusChristian Conrad Blouin, CMM

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External links and referencesEdit

  • "Diocese of Lae". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-01-07.

Coordinates: 6°43′52″S 147°00′03″E / 6.7310°S 147.0007°E / -6.7310; 147.0007