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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 Sede Vacante
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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