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Diocese of Manado

Diocese of Manado
Dioecesis Manadoënsis
Location
Country Indonesia
Metropolitan Makassar
Statistics
Area 90,000 km2 (35,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1998)
4,332,770
123,948 (2.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope
Bishop Joseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manado (Latin: Manadoën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Manado in the Ecclesiastical province of Makassar in Indonesia. The cathedral of Manado, the Cathedral Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Gereja Hati Tersuci Maria), with its European architectural styles, unique bell towers, and topped with a beautiful central cupola, is located on the iconic Sam Ratulangi Street. [1]

History

Leadership

  • Bishops of Manado (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Joseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C. (February 8, 1990 – present)
    • Bishop Theodorus Hubertus Moors, M.S.C. (June 26, 1969 – February 8, 1990)
    • Bishop Nicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. (January 3, 1961 – June 26, 1969)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Manado (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Nicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. (March 13, 1947 – January 3, 1961)
    • Bishop Joannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. (April 13, 1937 – 1946)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Celebes (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Joannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. (February 1, 1934 – April 13, 1937)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Celebes (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Joannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. (June 12, 1923 – February 1, 1934)
    • Fr. Gerardo Vesters, M.S.C. (later Bishop) (December 12, 1919 – February 16, 1923)

References

  • Giga-Catholic Information
  • Catholic Hierarchy

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