Roman Catholic Diocese of Pangkal-Pinang

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pangkal-Pinang (Latin: Pangkalpinangen(sis)) is a diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of te metropolitan Archdiocese of Palembang on South Sumatra in Indonesia, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Diocese of Pangkal-Pinang

Dioecesis Pangkalpinangensis

Keuskupan Pangkal Pinang
槟港天主教教区
Location
CountryIndonesia
Ecclesiastical provincePalembang
MetropolitanPalembang
Statistics
Area30,442 km2 (11,754 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,848,989
35,505 (1.9%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of St Joseph in Pangkal Pinang
Current leadership
BishopAdrianus Sunarko O.F.M.
Metropolitan ArchbishopAloysius Sudarso S.C.J.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Katedral Santo Yosep, dedicated to Saint Joseph, in the city of Pangkal-Pinang, on Sumatera.

HistoryEdit

StatisticsEdit

As per 2010, it pastorally served 49,600 Catholics (2.1% of 2,358,000 total) on 30,442 km2 in 14 parishes with 62 priests (50 diocesan, 12 religious), 88 lay religious (18 brothers, 70 sisters) and 30 seminarians.

OrdinariesEdit

(all Roman Rite, so far members of missionary congregations)

Apostolic Prefects of Bangka e Biliton
Apostolic Vicar of Pangkal-Pinang
  • Nicolas Pierre van der Westen, SS.CC. (born Netherlands) (8 February 1951 – 3 January 1961 see below), Titular Bishop of Bladia (1951.02.08 – 1961.01.03)
Suffragan Bishops of Pangkal-Pinang

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