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Diocese of Melaka-Johor

Dioecesis Melakanus-Giohoranus



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Tan Chee Ing, S.J., Bishop
  • James Chan Soon Cheong, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 27 May 1985
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Square Kilometers: 20,364 (7,865 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 2101 Jalan Masai, 81750 Plentong, Johor, Malaysia
  • Telephone: (07)387.46.15
  • Fax: 387.24.98

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Malacca-Johor
18 December 1972SplitArchdiocese of Malacca-Singapore Diocese of Malacca-Johor
Archdiocese of Singapore
Diocese of Melaka-Johor
27 May 1985Name ChangedDiocese of Malacca-Johor Diocese of Melaka-Johor

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Malacca-Johor
198030,1972,017,8911.5%3013197495313ap1981
Diocese of Melaka-Johor
199035,0002,036,0001.7%294331,060195317ap1991
199933,0583,061,3051.1%29534972123620ap2000
200035,4853,063,7321.2%311041865163921ap2001
200136,2713,198,0711.1%33538954145721ap2002
200236,6413,236,6411.1%30939939164221ap2003
200337,5003,375,0001.1%301040937195221ap2004
200438,5043,242,5001.2%279361,069164221ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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