Catholic Church in Jamaica

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The Catholic Church in Jamaica is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

There are about 50,000 (2%) Catholics in Jamaica,[1] which is divided into three dioceses, including one archdiocese:

The Missionaries of the Poor monastic order originated in Kingston, Jamaica.


  1. ^ International Religious Freedom Report 2008: Jamaica. U.S. Department of State (2008)  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.