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Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Archidioecesis Kuala Lumpurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 18 December 1972
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Square Kilometers: 63,763 (24,628 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archway.org.my/
  • Mailing Address: Rumah Uskup Agung, 528 Jalan Bukit Nanas, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Telephone: (03)207.85.089; 207.88.828
  • Fax: 203.13.815

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Kuala Lumpur
25 February 1955ErectedArchdiocese of Malacca Diocese of Kuala Lumpur (erected)
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
18 December 1972ElevatedDiocese of Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kuala Lumpur
196956,1232,764,9872.0%39226192017825027ap1971
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
198059,8503,394,0001.8%49287777716814934ap1981
199067,0005,684,0001.2%1919381,76315514834ap1991
199984,0737,575,9001.1%2819471,7881556234ap2000
200092,6257,944,6001.2%3320531,7471236234ap2001
200192,6007,944,6001.2%3121521,78012110830ap2002
200291,9517,944,6001.2%3022521,76812213230ap2003
200399,5619,050,1001.1%2716432,31513511730ap2004
200492,3449,050,1001.0%3217491,88413512031ap2005
2013185,61710,811,0001.7%4210523,56912710235ap2014

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


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