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Archdiocese of Kupang

Archbishop Petrus Turang
Archbishop Turang
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Archbishop Petrus Turang
Archbishop's Residence,
Jl. Thamrin No. 15 Oepoi, Kupang
85111, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Phone: (62) 380-826199
Fax :(62) 380-833331
Email: [email protected]

Archbishop Petrus Turang was born, on Feb. 23, 1947, in Manado, North Sulawesi province. He was ordained a diocesan priest on Dec. 18, 1974, taking as his priestly motto a quotation from St. Irenaeus: Gloria Dei, Homo Vivens (The glory of God must be made real in human life). He was appointed Archbishop of Kupang on April 21, 1997. His episcopal ordination followed two months later on July 27, 1997. His Episcopal motto is Pertransiit benefaciendo (He went about doing good, Acts 10:38).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Gregorius Manteiro, SVD (1967-1998)
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