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Diocese of Port-Louis

Dioecesis Portus Ludovici



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Bishop(s)

  • Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 December 1847
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mauritius
  • Square Kilometers: 1,843 (711 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseportlouis.org/
  • Mailing Address: 13 Rue Mgr Gonin, Port-Louis, Ile Maurice
  • Telephone: (208)30.68; 52.70
  • Fax: 66.07

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 December 1847ErectedDiocese of Port-Louis (erected)
1852Territory LostDiocese of Port-Louis Prefecture Apostolic of Seychelles (erected)
31 October 2002Territory LostDiocese of Port-Louis Vicariate Apostolic of Rodrigues (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950141,941419,18533.9%2734612,3262931037ap1951
1970269,000812,34833.1%78321102,4455330142ap1971
1980340,000970,00035.1%5541963,54110131645ap1981
1990294,9031,085,57027.2%5532873,3896127144ap1991
1999310,0001,276,00024.3%5928873,5636426149ap2000
2000287,8531,242,00023.2%6028883,2716426149ap2001
2001287,7261,180,91524.4%5936953,0286624652ap2002
2002245,6391,143,06921.5%58421002,4566723449ap2003
2003278,2511,143,06924.3%59451042,6757425046ap2004
2004278,2511,143,06924.3%5740972,8687423446ap2005

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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