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Archdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre)

Archidioecesis Arcis Gallicae (et S. Petri o Martinicensis)



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 26 September 1967
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Martinique
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 1,080 (417 Square Miles)
  • Description: Island of Martinique.
  • Official Web Site: http://martinique.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, B.P. 586, 5-7 Rue du Révérend Père Pinchon, 97207 Fort-de-France CEDEX, Martinique
  • Telephone: 63.70.70; 72.55.04
  • Fax: 63.75.21

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre)
27 September 1850ErectedDiocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre) (erected) (Suffragan of Bordeaux, France)
Archdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre)
26 September 1967ElevatedDiocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre) Archdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre)
1948258,000261,59598.6%4350932,7745516041ap1951
1966320,000330,00097.0%59631222,6228624746ap1967
Archdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre)
1970300,000320,00093.8%66651312,2908624946ap1971
1976290,000324,83289.3%46541002,9007122047ap1977
1980290,000320,00090.6%4552972,9896621047ap1981
1990300,000339,00088.5%3834724,1664321347ap1991
1999280,000359,80077.8%3827654,3073721747ap2000
2000297,515381,42778.0%4424684,3753522447ap2001
2001297,515381,42778.0%3825634,7223622947ap2002
2002297,515381,42778.0%3426604,9583721845ap2003
2003297,515381,42778.0%3527624,7983818347ap2004
2004297,515381,42778.0%3527624,7983717847ap2005
2006312,000390,00080.0%3523585,37933317147ap2007

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


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