Diocese of Agats

Bishop Murwito

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Bishop Aloysius Murwito

Keuskupan Agats, Jl. Ahmad Yani No. 2, Agats, Asmat District, Kotak Pos 14, Timika 99910, Papua, Indonesia

(62) 902-31056 (Office); 31057 (Residence)

Fax :(62) 902-31058


Bishop Aloysius Murwito, OFM, was born on Dec. 20, 1950, in Sleman, Yogyakarta Special Province, on Java Island, 405 kilometers east of Jakarta, He was ordained a Franciscan priest on July 7, 1982, and appointed Bishop of Agats on April 30, 2002, his ordination as bishop following on Sept. 15 that year. The diocese is in Papua province, easternmost Indonesia. Bishop Murwito's episcopal motto is In Deo speravi, non timebo (In God I hope, I shall not fear).