Roman Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Turks and Caicos

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The Roman Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Turks and Caicos (Latin: Missio Sui Iuris Turcensium et Caicensium) is a mission sui iuris of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean. The mission encompasses the entirety of the British dependency of Turks and Caicos. The mission is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Nassau and a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.

The mission of Turks and Caicos was erected from the Archdiocese of Nassau on 10 June 1984. It was initially attached to the Archdiocese of Nassau, with the Archbishop of Nassau serving as the superior and staffed by priests from the Bahamas. However, in 1998, administration was transferred to the Archdiocese of Newark in the United States. The Archbishop of Newark is the superior of the mission. The archbishop appoints a vicar general and priests from Newark to serve in the parishes of the mission.

Ordinaries[edit]

  1. Lawrence Aloysius Burke S.J. (1984–1998)
  2. Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1998–2000)
  3. John Joseph Myers (2001–)

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