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Prefecture Apostolic of Marshall Islands

Apostolica Praefectura Insularum Marshallensium



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Bishop(s)

  • Raymundo Sabio, M.S.C., Prefect
  • James C. Gould, S.J., Prefect Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Prefecture Apostolic
  • Split: 23 April 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Agaņa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Marshall Islands
  • Region: Pacific (Oceania)
  • Square Kilometers: 181 (69 Square Miles)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: MI
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8, Majuro, MH 96960, Marshall Islands
  • Telephone: 625-6675
  • Fax: 625-5520

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 April 1993SplitDiocese of Carolines-Marshalls Diocese of Caroline Islands
Prefecture Apostolic of Marshall Islands

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19994,00050,0008.0%5580025154ap2000
20004,57650,8409.0%667626154ap2001
20014,57650,8949.0%6676227154ap2002
20024,58650,8749.0%6676417124ap2003
20034,60150,8749.0%5592016114ap2004
20044,60150,8749.0%441,15016114ap2005
20104,87557,4008.5%559751684ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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