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Bishop Fransiskus Kopong Kung
Bishop  Kopong Kung
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Bishop Fransiskus Kopong Kung
Jl. Mgr. Miguel Rangel 1-2,
San Dominggo, Kelurahan Larantuka,
Kecamatan Larantuka, Kabupaten Flores Timur,
East Nusa Tenggara 86213, Indonesia

Phone: +62383 - 21170
Fax :+62383 - 21443
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Fransiskus Kopong Kung was born on Aug. 3, 1950, in Lamika, East Nusa Tenggara. He was ordained priest for Larantuka diocese on June 29, 1982. He was appointed coadjutor bishop of the diocese on Oct. 2, 2001, and ordained a bishop on Jan. 10, 2002, with the episcopal motto: "I am the handmaid of the Lord" (Luke 1:38). He succeeded as bishop of Larantuka on June 16, 2004.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Wilhelmus Darius Nggawa, SVD (1974-2004)
  • Bishop Antonius Hubertus Thijssen, SVD (1961-1973)
  • Vicar Apostolic Bishop Gabriel Manek, SVD (1951-1961)

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