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Diocese of Roseau

Dioecesis Rosensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gabriel Malzaire, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1850
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Castries
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Dominica
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 750 (289 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the Commonwealth of Dominica, W.I.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofroseau.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Turkey Lane, P.O. Box 790, Roseau, Dominica, W.I.
  • Telephone: (767)448-2837; 488-8717
  • Fax: 448-3404

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1850ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Trinidad Diocese of Roseau (erected)
16 January 1971Territory LostDiocese of Roseau Diocese of Saint John’s (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194857,133135,37542.2%32321,78584816ap1951
196669,000182,00037.9%336391,769186122ap1967
197065,000210,00031.0%336391,666476122ap1971
197670,00078,00089.7%3323,3334116ap1977
198065,00075,00086.7%123242,7081283116ap1981
199959,70775,39379.2%621272,211262615ap2000
200059,70775,39379.2%624301,990273015ap2001
200159,70775,39379.2%623292,058312715ap2002
200259,70775,39379.2%622282,132302315ap2003
200359,70775,39379.2%623292,058302215ap2004
200442,17473,77257.2%622281,506292215ap2005
201042,17468,63561.4%1115261,622241414ap2011

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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