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Diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago

Dioecesis Samoa-Pagopagensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R., Bishop
  • John Quinn Weitzel, M.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 September 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: American Samoa
  • Region: Pacific (Oceania)
  • Square Kilometers: 197 (76 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the islands of Tutuila, Swains, Manu'a Island, Ofu, Olosega & Ta'u, Aunu'u and Rose Island.
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SPP
  • Web Site: http://www.relpac.org.fj/Samoa-pago.htm
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 596, Fatuoaiga, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799, Oceania
  • Telephone: 699-1402
  • Fax: 699-1459

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 September 1982ErectedDiocese of Samoa and Tokelau Diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19908,00035,00022.9%931266616157ap1991
199912,160991,351191411ap2000
200013,40262,00021.6%991,489191111ap2001
200112,00062,00019.4%103139231631111ap2002
200211,85057,29120.7%85139111751213ap2003
200312,00060,00020.0%104148571641413ap2004
200412,00060,00020.0%124167501541314ap2005
201014,00068,00020.6%183216663131016ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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