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Archdiocese of Palembang

Archidioecesis Palembangensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I., Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1 July 2003
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Square Kilometers: 157,000 (60,641 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://keuskupan-palembang.or.id/
  • Mailing Address: Keuskupan, Jl. Tasik 18, Palembang 30135, Indonesia
  • Telephone: (0711)350.417
  • Fax: 314.776

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Benkoelen
27 December 1923ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra Prefecture Apostolic of Benkoelen (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Palembang
13 June 1939ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Benkoelen Vicariate Apostolic of Palembang
19 June 1952Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Palembang Prefecture Apostolic of Padang (erected)
Diocese of Palembang
3 January 1961ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Palembang Diocese of Palembang
Archdiocese of Palembang
1 July 2003ElevatedDiocese of Palembang Archdiocese of Palembang

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Palembang
19505,4102,500,000.2%191928436768ap1951
Diocese of Palembang
197024,9994,500,000.6%323278147121ap1971
198037,0455,620,000.7%131321,15751116ap1981
199059,6707,406,000.8%436401,4916419224ap1991
199972,96810,500,000.7%1646621,1766522126ap2000
200074,23310,750,000.7%1940591,2586022726ap2001
200176,48011,852,600.6%2244661,1586322226ap2002
200277,29811,622,559.7%2245671,1537322726ap2003
Archdiocese of Palembang
200376,20110,828,441.7%2247691,1046523626ap2004

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


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