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Diocese of Kundiawa

Dioecesis Kundiavanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Anton Bal, Bishop
  • Johannes Henricus J. Te Maarssen, S.V.D., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mount Hagen
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Papua New Guinea
  • Square Kilometers: 8,876 (3,428 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 177, Kundiawa, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea
  • Telephone: 73.51.245
  • Fax: 73.51.220

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1982ErectedDiocese of Goroka Diocese of Kundiawa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199093,458210,00044.5%817253,738312218ap1991
199995,000186,10951.0%617234,130262517ap2000
2000101,692186,10954.6%617234,421262817ap2001
2001103,040250,00041.2%615214,906252917ap2002
2002103,137260,00039.7%912214,911242717ap2003
2003103,480280,00037.0%1111224,703182217ap2004
2004102,208280,00036.5%811195,379192217ap2005

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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