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Diocese of Miri

Dioecesis Miriensis

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  • Richard Ng, Bishop
  • Anthony Lee Kok Hin, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 31 May 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kuching
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Square Kilometers: 66,135 (25,544 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 562 Jalan Miri-Pujut, 98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Telephone: (085)433-035
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Miri
19 December 1959ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kuching Vicariate Apostolic of Miri (erected)
Diocese of Miri
31 May 1976ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Miri Diocese of Miri
22 December 1986Territory LostArchdiocese of Kuching (Eastern part)
Diocese of Miri (Southern part)
Diocese of Sibu (erected) (Third Division, Sixth Division, and Seventh Division)
21 November 1997Territory LostDiocese of Miri (Negara Brunei Darussalam) Prefecture Apostolic of Brunei (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Miri
Diocese of Miri

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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