Jl. Thamrin No. 5-7, Post-Office Box 1185,
Makassar 90111, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Phone: (62) 411-315744, 312706, 3511141
Fax :(62) 411-326674
Email: [email protected]
Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada was born on Dec. 22, 1948, in Sanggala, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi province. He was ordained priest on Jan. 10, 1975, and appointed auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Makassar on Oct. 11, 1991. His episcopal ordination took place on Feb. 2, 1992. His episcopal motto is Illum oportet crescere (He must increase, John 3:30). Pope John Paul II appointed him archbishop of Makassar on Nov. 11, 1994, after his predecessor retired. Archbishop Liku Ada headed the Indonesian Catholic bishops' Commission for Theology during the 2003-2006 periods.