Roman Catholic Diocese of Les Gonaïves

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Diocese of Les Gonaïves
Dioecesis Gonayvesensis
Location
Country  Haiti
Ecclesiastical province Province of Cap-Haïtien
Metropolitan Gonaïves
Statistics
Area 4,831 km2 (1,865 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2003)
1,386,363
791,558 (57.1%)
Parishes 29
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 3 October 1861 (156 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Charles Borromeo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Yves-Marie Péan, C.S.C.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Les Gonaïves (Latin: Dioecesis Gonayvesensis), erected 3 October 1861, is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haïtien.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1972 Diocese of Cap-Haïtien Diocese of Hinche

External links and references[edit]

Coordinates: 19°26′45″N 72°41′30″W / 19.4458°N 72.6918°W / 19.4458; -72.6918