Roman Catholic Diocese of Cayenne

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Diocese of Cayenne

Dioecesis Caiennensis

Diocèse de Cayenne
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Location
Country French Guiana, France
Ecclesiastical provinceFort-de-France
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Fort-de-France
Statistics
Area1,780 km2 (690 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
260,000
188,000 (72.3%)
Parishes26
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCayenne Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopGilbert Marie Michel Méranville
Bishops emeritusEmmanuel Marie Philippe Louis Lafont
Website
website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cayenne (Latin: Dioecesis Caiennensis; French: Diocèse de Cayenne) (erected 1651, as the Prefecture Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Fort-de-France. It was elevated on to the Vicariate Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne on 10 January 1933 and to the Diocese of Cayenne on 29 February 1956. The seat of the bishop is in Cayenne Cathedral.

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External links and references[edit]

  • Eglise Catholique De Guyane, Diocese De Cayenne official site
  • "Diocese of Cayenne". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 24 February 2007.

Coordinates: 4°56′24″N 52°19′53″W / 4.94000°N 52.33139°W / 4.94000; -52.33139