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Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown

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Metropolitan  Port of Spain
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Area  214,887 kmĀ²
Parishes  24
Rite  Latin Rite
Country  Guyana
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2008) 752,000 61,200 (8.1%)
Established  12 April 1837 (179 years ago)
Cathedral  Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Georgetown
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port of Spain

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown (Latin: Dioecesis Georgiopolitana) (erected 12 April 1837, as the Vicariate Apostolic of British Guiana) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Port of Spain. It was elevated to the Diocese of Georgetown on 29 February 1956. The diocese's cathedral, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is located in Georgetown, Guyana.

Ordinaries

  • William Clancy (1837 - 1843)
  • John Thomas Hynes, O.P. (1846 - 1858)
  • James Etheridge, S.J. (1858 - 1877)
  • Anthony Butler, S.J. (1878 - 1901)
  • Compton Theodore Galton, S.J. (1902 - 1931)
  • George Weld, S.J. (1932 - 1954)
  • Richard Lester Guilly, S.J. (1956 - 1972)
  • Benedict Singh (1972 - 2003) - Bishop Emeritus
  • Francis Dean Alleyne, O.S.B. (2003 - )
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown Wikipedia


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