archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

Founded as the Vicariate Apostolic of New Britain on 10 May 1889. Joined with the Vicariate Apostolic of New Pomerania on 14 November 1922 to form the Vicariate Apostolic of Rabaul. Entrusted to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. Elevated to the archdiocese of Rabaul on 15 November 1966 by Pope Paul VI. Suffragen dioceses include See also
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