Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis et Futuna

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Diocese of Wallis et Futuna

Dioecesis Uveanus et Futunensis

Diocèse de Wallis et Futuna
Location
CountryWallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna, France
Ecclesiastical provinceNouméa
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Nouméa
Statistics
Area256 km2 (99 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
14,231
13,631 (95.8%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established11 November 1935 (As Vicariate Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna)
21 June 1966 (As Diocese of Wallis et Futuna)
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Mata-Utu
Patron saintPeter Chanel
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSusitino Sionepoe, S.M.
Metropolitan ArchbishopMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet
Bishops emeritusGhislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis et Futuna (Latin: Dioecesis Uveanus et Futunensis; French: Diocèse de Wallis et Futuna) in Wallis and Futuna is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa. It was erected as a Vicariate Apostolic in 1935 and elevated to a diocese in 1966. The Bishop of Wallis et Futuna is a member of the Episcopal Conference of the Pacific.

Ordinaries[edit]

External links and references[edit]

  • "Diocese of Wallis et Futuna". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  • Resignation of Bishop de Rasilly S.M.

Coordinates: 13°17′S 176°11′W / 13.283°S 176.183°W / -13.283; -176.183