Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis

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Diocese of Port Louis
Dioecesis Portus Ludovici
Cathedral St Louis Port Louis.jpg
The Cathedral of Saint Louis
Location
Country Mauritius
Territory Saint Louis
Statistics
Area 1,843 km2 (712 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,143,069
278,251 (24.3%)
Parishes 46
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7 December 1847
Cathedral Cathédrale de Saint-Louis
Secular priests 57
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp.
Metropolitan Archbishop Immediately subject to the Holy See
Website
dioceseportlouis.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis (Latin: Portus Ludovici; French: Diocèse de Port-Louis) is a Roman Catholic diocese located in the city of Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius.

History[edit]

On June 6, 1837, the territory was established as the Apostolic Vicariate of Mauritius from the Apostolic Vicariate of Cape of Good Hope and adjacent territories. On December 7, 1847, the vicariate was promoted to a diocese.

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