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Diocese of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre)

Dioecesis Imae Telluris (-Petrirostrensis)



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Yves Riocreux, Bishop
  • Ernest Mesmin Lucien Cabo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre
27 September 1850ErectedDiocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (erected)
Diocese of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre)
19 July 1951Name ChangedDiocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre Diocese of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre
1948277,112278,86499.4%2456803,4636212336ap1951
Diocese of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre)
1959295,017301,58997.8%37641012,9206920442ap1960
1964307,000315,00097.5%43651082,8428123743ap1967
1970300,000311,14996.4%47661132,6549124346ap1971
1976295,400325,40090.8%4447913,2465821146ap1977
1980270,000313,40586.2%4439833,2534520146ap1981
1990317,061344,57092.0%4324674,7323421543ap1991
1999340,000428,00079.4%4016566,07141717342ap2000
2000340,000430,00079.1%3715526,53831617340ap2001
2001355,000435,70081.5%4118596,01631916545ap2002
2002378,000450,00084.0%5018685,55881916545ap2003
2003373,000438,00085.2%3715527,173101616545ap2004
2004395,000454,00087.0%4115567,053121616545ap2005
2006400,000474,00084.4%4116577,017101716544ap2007
2012390,000467,00083.5%3814527,500111416542ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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