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Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

Dioecesis S. Dionysii Reunionis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 27 September 1850
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Réunion
  • Square Kilometers: 2,512 (970 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 36 rue de Paris, 97404 St.-Denis-de-La-Reunion CEDEX; B.P. 55, 97461 St.-Denis-de-La-Reunion CEDEX, La Reunion
  • Telephone: 90.78.09
  • Fax: 94.85.73

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Prefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean
1712ErectedDiocese of Malacca Prefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Bourbon
1818ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean Prefecture Apostolic of Bourbon
1841Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bourbon Prefecture Apostolic of Madagascar (erected)
Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
27 September 1850ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bourbon Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
26 February 1860Territory LostDiocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion Prefecture Apostolic of Zanguebar (erected) ((or 12 Nov 1862))


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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