Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete

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Archdiocese of Papeete

Archidioecesis Papeetensis

Archidiocèse de Papeete
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Location
Country French Polynesia,  France
Ecclesiastical provincePapeete
Statistics
Area2,615 km2 (1,010 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
236,693
89,000 (37.6%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established9 May 1848 (As Vicariate Apostolic of Tahiti)
21 June 1966 (As Archdiocese of Papeete)
CathedralCathedral of Notre Dame de l’Immaculée Conception in Papeete
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopJean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.
SuffragansDiocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata
Website
www.diocesedepapeete.com

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete (Latin: Archidioecesis Papeetensis; French: Archidiocèse de Papeete) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in French Polynesia. It is responsible for the suffragan diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata.

The diocese was elevated to the Archdiocese of Papeete in 1966.[1]

Bishops[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

Apostolic Administrator Pascal Chang Soi

Coadjutor bishops[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Papeete (Archdiocese) [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 15.12.2016" [Resignations and appointments, 15.12.2016]. press.vatican.va (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 15 December 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W / 17.53500°S 149.56972°W / -17.53500; -149.56972