Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats


Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats
Diocese of Agats
Dioecesis Agatsensis
Location
Country Indonesia
Metropolitan Merauke
Statistics
Area 37,000 km2 (14,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
77,850
45,750 (58.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Aloysius Murwito, O.F.M.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Agats (Latin: Agatsen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Agats in the Ecclesiastical province of Merauke in Indonesia.

History

  • May 29, 1969: Established as the Diocese of Agats from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Merauke

Leadership

  • Bishops of Agats (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Aloysius Murwito, O.F.M. (June 7, 2002 – present)
    • Bishop Alphonsus Augustus Sowada, O.S.C. (May 29, 1969 – May 9, 2001)

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