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Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince

Archidioecesis Portus Principis



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Bishop(s)

  • Guire Poulard, Archbishop
  • Glandas Marie Erick Toussaint, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Joseph Lafontant, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 3 October 1861
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Haïti
  • Square Kilometers: 5,500 (2,124 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://archidiocesedepaup.org/
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 538, Rue Dr. Aubry, Port-au-Prince, Haïti, W.I.
  • Telephone: 222-2043/5

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 October 1861ErectedArchdiocese of Santo Domingo Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince (erected)
25 February 1988Territory LostArchdiocese of Port-au-Prince Diocese of Jacmel (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1948900,0001,000,00090.0%88431316,87011725939ap1951
19631,169,4051,305,34089.6%98641627,21813629249ap1967
19701,880,7001,983,82694.8%1113014113,33813930252ap1971
19761,500,0001,600,00093.8%974213910,79116034154ap1977
19801,650,0001,780,00092.7%1024214411,45815237254ap1981
19901,911,0002,420,00079.0%975715412,409224741151ap1991
19992,500,0003,500,00071.4%1006316315,337422345050ap2000
20002,500,0003,500,00071.4%9113522611,061441245054ap2001
20012,500,0003,500,00071.4%8215323510,638443042355ap2002
20022,500,0003,500,00071.4%8415523910,460443246057ap2003
20032,500,0003,500,00071.4%11012623610,593340342357ap2004
20042,500,0003,500,00071.4%1201572779,02543871,20062ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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