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Diocese of Cayenne (Cajenna)

Dioecesis Caiennensis



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General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne
1651ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne
10 January 1933ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne Vicariate Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne (erected)
Diocese of Cayenne (Cajenna)
29 February 1956ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne Diocese of Cayenne (Cajenna)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne
19507,00023,00030.4%616223187118ap1951
Diocese of Cayenne (Cajenna)
195930,00035,00085.7%618241,250208217ap1960
196631,00036,00086.1%516211,476208715ap1967
197040,00044,00090.9%422261,538249121ap1971
197645,00055,00081.8%821291,5512210320ap1977
198050,00064,00078.1%819271,851229626ap1981
199085,000110,00077.3%621273,14812710525ap1991
1999150,000200,00075.0%629354,2855317223ap2000
2000150,000200,00075.0%629354,2855327423ap2001
2001150,000200,00075.0%727344,4115307323ap2002
2002150,000200,00075.0%724314,8385267323ap2003
2003150,000200,00075.0%724314,8386267323ap2004
2004150,000200,00075.0%1219314,8387217023ap2005
2006150,000200,00075.0%1216285,3574187026ap2007

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


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