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Diocese of Sandakan

Dioecesis Sandakananus



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Bishop(s)

  • Julius Dusin Gitom, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 July 2007
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Square Kilometers: 43,110 (16,651 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, P.O. Box 2039, 90723 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Telephone: (089)77.22.26; 75.22.81
  • Fax: 76.58.94

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 July 2007ErectedDiocese of Kota Kinabalu Diocese of Sandakan (erected)
23 May 2008Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Sandakan (from Kuching)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
201047,2421,136,5834.2%776,748104ap2011
201452,0081,271,3884.1%995,7781124ap2015

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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