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The Catholic Church in Indonesia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the pope in Rome. Catholicism is one of the six approved religions in Indonesia, the others being Islam, Protestantism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. According to official figures, Catholics made up 2.9% percent of the population in 2010. The number of the Catholics is therefore nearly 7.5 million. Indonesia is primarily Muslim, but Catholicism is the dominant faith in certain areas of the country.

Catholic cathedral in Ende, Flores. Most Flores inhabitants are Catholics.
Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Denpasar, Bali.
The Jakarta Cathedral (Gereja Santa Perawan Maria Diangkat Ke Surga) in Central Jakarta, metropolitan see of the Archbishop of Jakarta.
Principal and students of Catholic St Louis High School, Surabaya at chapel.

The Catholic Church in Indonesia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the pope in Rome. Catholicism is one of the six approved religions in Indonesia, the others being Islam, Protestantism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. According to official figures, Catholics made up 2.9% percent of the population in 2010. The number of the Catholics is therefore nearly 7.5 million. Indonesia is primarily Muslim, but Catholicism is the dominant faith in certain areas of the country.

The Church is organised into ten archdioceses and 27 dioceses, all dioceses are member of Indonesian Catholic Bishops Conference (KWI) and is led by Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo. There are several active Roman Catholic religious institutes, including the Jesuits, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) and the SVD.

Catholicism in Indonesia began with the arrival of the Portuguese in search of the Spice Islands in the 16th century. Today, East Nusa Tenggara is the only province in Indonesia where Roman Catholicism is the majority, adhered by around 55% of East Nusa Tenggara population. Other than East Nusa Tenggara, there is also significant Catholic population in Central Java, especially in and around Muntilan.

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