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Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis et Futuna

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Denomination  Roman Catholic
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  256 km²
Sui iuris church  Latin Church
Pope  Francis
Country  Wallis and Futuna
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2010) 14,231 13,631 (95.8%)
Established  11 November 1935 (As 11 November 1935) 21 June 1966 (As Diocese of Wallis et Futuna)
Bishop  Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly
Cathedral  Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Mata-Utu
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa
Metropolitan archbishop  Michel-Marie-Bernard Calvet

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis et Futuna (Latin: Dioecesis Uveanus et Futunensis; French: Diocèse de Wallis et Futuna) in Wallis and Futuna is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa. It was erected as a Vicariate Apostolic in 1935 and elevated to a diocese in 1966. The Bishop of Wallis et Futuna is a member of the Episcopal Conference of the Pacific.

Ordinaries

  • Alexandre Poncet, S.M. (1935–1961)
  • Michel-Maurice-Augustin-Marie Darmancier, S.M. (1961–1974)
  • Laurent Fuahea (1974–2005) - Bishop Emeritus
  • Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (2005– )
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis et Futuna Wikipedia


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