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Coordinates: 3°09′00″N 101°41′59″E / 3.14991°N 101.69960°E / 3.14991; 101.69960

Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
Archidioecesis Kuala Lumpurensis
Keuskupan Agung Kuala Lumpur
St. John's Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur.jpg
St. John's Cathedral
Location
Country Malaysia
Ecclesiastical province Kuala Lumpur
Coordinates 3°09′00″N 101°41′59″E / 3.14991°N 101.69960°E / 3.14991; 101.69960
Statistics
Area 63,763 km2 (24,619 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
9,050,100 [1]
92,344 [1] (1%)
Parishes 31 [1]
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established February 25, 1955
Cathedral St. John's Cathedral
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim
Vicar General Daniel Lim
James Gnanapiragasam
Emeritus Bishops Murphy Pakiam Archbishop Emeritus (2003-2013)
Anthony Soter Fernandez Archbishop Emeritus (1983-2003)
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur (Latin: Archidioecesis Kuala Lumpurensis) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia. It was erected as the Diocese of Kuala Lumpur by Pope Pius XII on February 25, 1955, and was elevated to the rank of a Metropolitan Archdiocese on December 18, 1972, with the suffragan sees of Melaka-Johor and Penang. It also administers the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur and the states of Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Terengganu. The archdiocese's Mother Church and thus, seat of its Archbishop, is St. John's Cathedral.

List of Bishops and Archbishops of Kuala Lumpur[edit]

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The Malaysian Insider

The Malaysian Insider
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:46:03 -0700

Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng (left) seen with Penang bishop Sebastian Francis (centre), and Tan Sri Murphy Packiam, Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, at the late Karpal Singh's house at Jalan Utama, Penang ...
 
The Malay Mail Online
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 20:45:02 -0800

Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, Tan Sri Murphy Pakiam, speaking at the Christian Federation of Malaysia's Christmas open house in Kuala Lumpur, December 25, 2013. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA ...

The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:04:06 -0800

Datuk Paul Low (left) talking to Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur Tan Sri Murphy Pakiam at the Christian Federation of Malaysia's Christmas open house in Kuala Lumpur, December 25, 2013. — Picture by Choo Choy ...

The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:54:56 -0800

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The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15:35:23 -0700

... Malaysian Human Rights Commission, Ratna Osman of women's group Sisters in Islam, and Aegile Fernandez of Tenaganita. The churches were also represented by outgoing Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur Tan Sri Murphy Pakiam and Rev ...
 
The Malay Mail Online
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 03:51:12 -0800

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The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 02:03:12 -0800

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The Rakyat Post

The Rakyat Post
Fri, 02 May 2014 00:52:30 -0700

The churches were also represented by outgoing Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur Tan Sri Murphy Pakiam and Rev Dr Hermen Shastri of the Council of Churches Malaysia. The 10 also said it was ironic that Obama had taken ...
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