Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa

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Archdiocese of Nouméa

Archidioecesis Numeanus

Archidiocèse de Nouméa
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Location
Country New Caledonia,  France
Ecclesiastical provinceNoumea
Statistics
Area19,103 km2 (7,376 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
210,000
110,000 (52.4%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established23 July 1847 (As Vicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie)
21 June 1966 (Archdiocese of Nouméa)
CathedralCathedral of St. Joseph in Nouméa
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet
SuffragansDiocese of Wallis et Futuna
Diocese of Port-Vila
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa (Latin: Archidioecesis Numeanus; French: Archidiocèse de Nouméa) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in New Caledonia. It is responsible for the suffragan dioceses of Port-Vila and Wallis et Futuna.

Ordinaries[edit]

External links and references[edit]

  • "Archdiocese of Nouméa". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-01-11.

Coordinates: 22°16′33″S 166°27′29″E / 22.27583°S 166.45806°E / -22.27583; 166.45806