Roman Catholicism in Saint Helena

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Mission "Sui Iuris" of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Sanctae Helenae, Ascensionis et Tristanensis
Location
Country Saint Helena
Territory Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Ecclesiastical province Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 308 km2 (119 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
5,500
100 (1.8%)
Parishes 3
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 18 August 1986
Secular priests 1
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Superior Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A.

The Roman Catholic Church in Saint Helena is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

Together with the islands of Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, it forms a mission sui iuris. There is one Catholic Church on St Helena, the Sacred Heart in Jamestown.

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