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Diocese of Port Victoria o Seychelles

Dioecesis Portus Victoriae o Seychellarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Denis Wiehe, C.S.Sp., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 14 July 1892
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Seychelles
  • Square Kilometers: 455 (175 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 43, Olivier Maradan Str., Port Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
  • Telephone: 32.2152
  • Fax: 32.4045

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Seychelles
1852ErectedDiocese of Port-Louis Prefecture Apostolic of Seychelles (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Seychelles
1880ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Seychelles Vicariate Apostolic of Seychelles
Diocese of Port Victoria o Seychelles
14 July 1892ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Seychelles Diocese of Port Victoria o Seychelles

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Port Victoria o Seychelles
195031,43734,59890.9%22221,428175714ap1951
196946,05549,80092.5%524291,588406417ap1971
198061,61066,12093.2%814222,800256017ap1981
199061,72067,82591.0%59144,408185817ap1991
199770,38078,06490.2%114154,69285917ap2000
199969,02081,20085.0%95144,930155817ap2002
200368,69880,82185.0%86144,907175417ap2004
200470,10382,47485.0%88164,381195317ap2005

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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