Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau
|Diocese of Roseau
|Ecclesiastical province||Province of Castries|
|Metropolitan||Robert Rivas O.P.|
|Area||750 km2 (290 sq mi)|
|(as of 2010)
|Established||30 April 1850 (166 years ago)|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau (Latin: Dioecesis Rosensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean. The diocese encompasses the entirety of the country of Dominica. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Castries, and a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.
The diocese of Roseau was erected in 1850. The territory was previously part of the former Vicariate Apostolic of Trinidad.
- Michael Monaghan (1851–1855)
- Michel-Désiré Vesque (1856–1858)
- René-Marie-Charles Poirier C.I.M. (1858–1878)
- Michael Naughten (1879–1900)
- Philip Schelfhaut C.Ss.R. (1902–1921)
- Giacomo Moris C.Ss.R. (1922–1957)
- Arnold Boghaert C.Ss.R. (1957–1993)
- Edward Joseph Gilbert C.Ss.R. (1994–2001)
- Gabriel Malzaire (10 July 2002 Appointed - )
- "Diocese of Roseau". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-27.
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