Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

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Diocese of Saint-Denis de La Réunion
Dioecesis Sancti Dionysii Reunionis
Diocèse de Saint-Denis de La Réunion
SaintDenisRéunion Cathedral.jpg
Location
Country  Réunion, France
Metropolitan Immediately Subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 2,600 km2 (1,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
806,000
644,000 (79.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1712 (As Prefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean)
1818 (As Prefecture Apostolic of Bourbon)
27 September 1850 (As Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion)
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Denis in Saint-Denis, Réunion
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gilbert Aubry
Website
http://www.eglisealareunion.org/

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Denis de La Réunion (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Dionysii Reunionis; French: Diocèse de Saint-Denis de La Réunion) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic located on the island of Réunion. It is immediately subject to the Holy See. As such, it is not part of an ecclesiastical province, but is a member of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean (with Comoros, Mauritius and Seychelles). The cathedral church of the diocese is the Cathedral of Saint-Denis (French: Cathédrale de Saint-Denis de La Réunion) located in Saint-Denis.

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(all Roman Rite)

Apostolic Prefects of Islands of the Indian Ocean

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Apostolic Prefect of Bourbon
  • Gabriel-Henri-Jérôme de Solages (1829 – 1832.12.08), later first Apostolic Prefect of daughter jurisdiction South Seas Islands (New Zealand) (1830 – 1832.12.08)
Exempt Bishops of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

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Coordinates: 20°52′59″S 55°27′00″E / 20.88306°S 55.45000°E / -20.88306; 55.45000