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Archdiocese of Castries

Archidioecesis Castriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Robert Rivas, O.P., Archbishop
  • Kelvin Edward Felix, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 18 November 1974
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Saint Lucia
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 616 (237 Square Miles)
  • Description: All of Saint Lucia.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archdioceseofcastries.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Nelson Mandela Drive, P.O. Box 267, Castries, Saint Lucia, W.I.
  • Telephone: (758)452-2416
  • Fax: 452-3697

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Castries
20 February 1956ErectedDiocese of Castries (erected)
Archdiocese of Castries
18 November 1974ElevatedDiocese of Castries Archdiocese of Castries

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Castries
195984,72192,08992.0%19194,45962710ap1960
196692,50099,70092.8%126273,42553118ap1967
197097,000107,57090.2%731382,552373421ap1971
Archdiocese of Castries
197696,280110,00087.5%725323,0081283322ap1977
1980100,000120,00083.3%522273,7031232722ap1981
1990120,990142,32485.0%1422363,3604254022ap1991
1999115,000147,17978.1%1714313,7098174423ap2000
2000115,000147,17978.1%1811293,9658144123ap2001
2001116,149147,17978.9%1613294,0058194222ap2002
2002100,243157,77563.5%1512273,7129184222ap2003
2003100,243157,77563.5%1413273,7129194722ap2004
2004100,243157,77563.5%1414283,5809204722ap2005
2006100,243157,77563.5%1813313,23313203522ap2007

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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