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Bishop Fransiskus Tuaman Sinaga
Bishop Tuaman Sinaga
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Bishop Fransiskus Tuaman Sinaga
Jl. Ade Irma Suryani,
Nasution 27, Sibolga 22513,
Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Phone: (0631)21.291
Fax :21.045

Pope Francis appointed Father Fransiskus Tuaman Sinaga as the new bishop of Sibolga, on the west coast of Indonesia's North Sumatra province on March 6, 2021.

Bishop Sinaga belongs to the clergy of Sibolga, where he is director of the Dian Mandala Diocesan Institute of Pastoral Care on the Island of Nias.

Born on Nov. 22, 1972, in Penggalangan, in the archdiocese of Medan, Bishop Sinaga attended the local elementary and middle schools. After completing his studies in the minor seminary, he continued his philosophical and theological studies in the inter-diocesan major seminary of Pematangsiantar.

Following his priestly ordination on Feb. 14, 2003, he pursued his studies and served as assistant parish priest in Gunungsitoli, Island of Nias and formator in the Sibolga Minor Seminary.

From 2007 to 2009, he studied for a licentiate in moral theology at the Pontifical Urban University of Rome

Bishop Sinaga has also served as president of the Diocesan Priestly Union (UNIO) and the diocesan director of the Pontifical Mission Societies.

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