Bishops Details

Rt. Rev Datuk Julius Dusin Gitom

Archbishop,DIOCESE OF SANDAKAN

Address

Diocese of Sandakan
Bishop’s Office
P O Box 2039: 90723
Sandakan, Sabah

Contact Details

Telephone : 089-217071 / 089-224623
Fax : 089-218623
Email : dospol@gmail.com
Website : http://newsupdatedospo.blogspot.com/

Event
Date
Date of Birth :
14-10-1957
Ordained as Priest :
19-11-1989
Appointed Bishop :
16-07-2007
Ordained Bishop :
15-10-2007
 

Brief History

Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom was born on Oct. 14, 1957 in Tamparuli, North Borneo (now Sabah, East Malaysia). He was ordained a priest on Nov. 19, 1989, and was appointed Bishop of Sandakan on July 16, 2007. His episcopal ordination was on Oct. 15, 2007. He is the president of the Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei Episcopal Commission for Lay Apostolate.

STATISTICAL SUMMARY

  • Approximate general population : 1,126,662
  • Approximate Catholic population : 54,194
  • Parishes : 5
  • Mission : 1
  • Outstations : 116
  • Infant Baptism (< 1 year) : 314
  • Children Baptism (1-7 years) : 346
  • Adult Baptism (> 7 years) : 594
  • Priests : 9
  • Religious : 8
  • Catechists (Full Time) : 3
  • Catechists (Part Time) : 23
  • Seminarian : 11
  • Catechists (Volunteer) : 320