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Diocese of Sibu

Dioecesis Sibuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Hii Teck Kwong, Bishop
  • Dominic Su Haw Chiu, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 December 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kuching
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Square Kilometers: 41,484 (16,023 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lanang Rd., P.O. Box 495, 96007 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Telephone: (084)31.73.73
  • Fax: 32.12.99

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 December 1986ErectedArchdiocese of Kuching Diocese of Sibu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199063,000545,00011.6%14144,50012ap1991
199984,900650,00013.1%137204,245102612ap2000
200085,500660,00013.0%187253,420102612ap2001
200188,000690,00012.8%135184,88882612ap2002
200290,000700,00012.9%156214,28592411ap2003
200390,000723,00012.4%155204,50082011ap2004
200490,000720,00012.5%124165,62572411ap2005
2010109,944790,00013.9%136195,78692111ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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