Catholic Church


Republic of Seychelles (Seychelles)


Also known as: Seychellen (Deutsch), Seychelles (español, Italiano, Português), les Seychelles (français), Seszele (polski), 塞舌爾 (正體中文), セーシェル (日本語), Insulæ Seisellenses (latine)

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: Victoria

Area: 455 km²

Population: 93,920

Religions: Roman Catholic 76.2%, Protestant 10.5% (Anglican 6.1%, Pentecostal Assembly 1.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.2%, other Protestant 1.7), other Christian 2.4%, Hindu 2.4%, Muslim 1.6%, other non-Christian 1.1%, unspecified 4.8%, none 0.9%

Languages: Seychellois Creole (official) 89.1%, English (official) 5.1%, French (official) 0.7%, other 3.8%, unspecified 1.4%

Ethnic Groups: mixed French, African, Indian, Chinese, and Arab

Motto: Finis coronat opus (Latin) (The end crowns the work)

Neighbouring Countries: Somalia Somalia, ↓ Madagascar Madagascar

Jurisdictions (1): Dioceses Diocese (1)

Roman Rite (1): Port Victoria

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Apostolic Nunciature: Seychelles

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale de l’Océan Indien (CEDOI) Cardinal Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp. (81)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.)

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