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Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis

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Diocese of Port Louis

Dioecesis Portus Ludovici

Diocèse de Port-Louis
Cathedral St Louis Port Louis.jpg
The Cathedral of Saint Louis
Location
CountryMauritius
TerritorySaint Louis
Statistics
Area1,862 km2 (719 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
1,253,000
312,917 (25%)
Parishes39
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established7 December 1847
CathedralCathédrale de Saint-Louis
Secular priests57
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopMaurice Piat, C.S.Sp.
Metropolitan ArchbishopImmediately subject to the Holy See
Website
dioceseportlouis.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis (Latin: Portus Ludovici; French: Diocèse de Port-Louis) is a Roman Catholic diocese located in the city of Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius.

History[edit]

On June 6, 1837, the territory was established as the Apostolic Vicariate of Mauritius from the Apostolic Vicariate of Cape of Good Hope and adjacent territories. On December 7, 1847, the vicariate was promoted to a diocese.

Leadership[edit]

Schools[edit]

Secondary schools:[2]

References[edit]

Reference notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Mauritius", Colonial Office List for 1886, London
  2. ^ "Collèges Secondaires." Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis. Retrieved on May 21, 2017.

Coordinates: 20°09′53″S 57°30′23″E / 20.1647°S 57.5063°E / -20.1647; 57.5063