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Ketapang diocese covers 35,300 square kilometers and includes the district of Ketapang in West Kalimantan province. The Church of Ketapang was started in 1910. On July 1, 1950, Capuchin Archbishop Herkulanus van Valenberg of Pontianak established Ketapang as a mission area and asked the...
In a land area of 90,000 square kilometers, the diocesan territory covers three districts: Merauke, Mappi and Boven...

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