Roman Catholic Diocese of Les Gonaïves

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Les Gonaïves (Latin: Dioecesis Gonayvesensis), erected 3 October 1861, is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haïtien.

Diocese of Les Gonaïves

Dioecesis Gonayvesensis
Location
Country Haiti
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Cap-Haïtien
MetropolitanGonaïves
Statistics
Area4,831 km2 (1,865 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2003)
1,386,363
791,558 (57.1%)
Parishes29
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established3 October 1861 (161 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of St. Charles Borromeo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopYves-Marie Péan, C.S.C.

BishopsEdit

OrdinariesEdit

Coadjutor bishopEdit

Territorial lossesEdit

Year Along with To form
1972 Diocese of Cap-Haïtien Diocese of Hinche

External links and referencesEdit

  • "Diocese of Les Gonaïves". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-27.
  • GCatholic.org page for this diocese

Coordinates: 19°26′45″N 72°41′30″W / 19.4458°N 72.6918°W / 19.4458; -72.6918