Catholic Church in Fiji

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The Catholic Church in Fiji is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the canonical authority and and spiritual leadership of the Pope of Rome.

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The whole of the country forms a single archdiocese, the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Suva, which has two (foreign) suffragan sees : [1]

They all partake in the Episcopal Conference of the Pacific, as neither of these countries tiny episcopates warrants a national Episcopal Conference.


There are approximately 80,000 Catholics in Fiji, just under 10% of the total population. The 1996 census revealed just over 75 percent of Catholics to be indigenous Fijians and 5 percent Indo-Fijians, with minority communities making up the balance. The present leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Fiji is Archbishop Peter Loy Chong.[2]

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