|Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
Archidioecesis Kuala Lumpurensis
St. John's Cathedral
|Ecclesiastical province||Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur|
|(as of 2004)
92,344  (1%)
|Established||February 25, 1955|
|Cathedral||St. John's Cathedral|
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. The current Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur is Archbishop Tan Sri Datuk Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam, having been appointed by Pope John Paul II on May 24, 2003.
List of Bishops and Archbishops of Kuala Lumpur
- Archbishop Emeritus Tan Sri Dominic Vendargon (1955–1983)
- Archbishop Emeritus Anthony Soter Fernandez (1983–2003)
- Archbishop Tan Sri Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam (2003–present)
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