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Diocese of Saint John’s-Basseterre

Dioecesis Sancti Ioannis Imatelluranus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 21 June 1981
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Castries
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Virgin Islands (British)
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 1,050 (405 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the islands of Antigua–Barbuda, St. Kitts–Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesesjb.com/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Offices, P.O. Box 836, Saint John’s, Antigua, W.I.
  • Telephone: (268)461-1135
  • Fax: 462-2383

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Saint John’s
16 January 1971ErectedDiocese of Roseau Diocese of Saint John’s (erected)
Diocese of Saint John’s-Basseterre
21 June 1981Name ChangedDiocese of Saint John’s Diocese of Saint John’s-Basseterre

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Saint John’s
197611,640130,9078.9%1212970192412ap1977
198011,803130,9079.0%11112983211611ap1981
Diocese of Saint John’s-Basseterre
199014,286156,4549.1%510159521172310ap1991
199914,313131,09810.9%413178415181610ap2000
200014,402131,18711.0%412169005171510ap2001
200114,537131,30111.1%411159694151210ap2002
200215,233137,20411.1%311141,08841499ap2003
200315,322137,29311.2%411151,0214141210ap2004
200415,423137,39411.2%611179074111210ap2005
201014,878169,7878.8%881,8595710ap2011

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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