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Bishop Victorius Dwiardy
Bishop Dwiardy
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Bishop Victorius Dwiardy
Jl. Brigjen H. Hasan Basri 48,
Kayutangi-Banjarmasin 70124,
Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia

Phone: (0511)3305733
Fax :3305633

Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Victorius Dwiardy, O.F.M. Cap., as bishop of Banjarmasin on July 08, 2023.

Bishop Dwiardy was born in Sebalos, archdiocese of Pontianak, on Dec. 14, 1968. After entering the novitiate of the Capuchins, he continued philosophical and theological studies in the Interdiocesan Major Seminary of Sumatra. He took religious vows in 1997 and was ordained a priest on Oct. 10, 1998.

After ordination, he served as deputy parish priest of the Cathedral of Pontianak (1998-2001). He studied civil law at the Christian University in Jakarta (2002-2008).

Bishop Dwiardy went on to serve as president of the Dharma Insan Foundation (2008-2013); chancellor of the archdiocese of Pontianak (2008-2012); counsellor of the Capuchin Province of Pontianak (2009-2012); and provincial minister of the Capuchins of Pontianak (2012-2013). Since 2013, he has held the office of definitor general in Rome.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Petrus Boddeng Timang (14 Jun 2008 Appointed - 8 Jul 2023 Retired)
  • Wilhelmus Joannes Demarteau, MSF (1954-1983)
  • Jakobus Kusters, MSF (1953-1954)
  • Jakobus Kusters, MSF (1938-1949)

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