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Virgin Islands of the United States (U.S. Virgin Islands)

(Unincorporated Territory of USA USA)

U.S. Virgin Islands

Also known as: Jungferninseln (Deutsch), Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos (español), Îles Vierges américaines (français), Isole Vergini americane (Italiano), Wyspy Dziewicze (polski), Ilhas Virgens (Português), 美屬維京群島(美屬處女群島) (正體中文), ヴァージン諸島 (日本語), Virgines Insulæ Americanæ (latine)

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Roman Rite (1): Saint Thomas

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Apostolic Delegation: Antilles Archbishop Santiago De Wit Guzmán (59)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) Archbishop Jaime Spengler, O.F.M. (63)


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Continent: Central America

Capital: Charlotte Amalie

Area: 346 km²

Population: 107,268

Part of: USA USA (Unincorporated Territory)

Neighbouring Countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, → British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands

Cultural Summary

Religions: Protestant 59% (Baptist 42%, Episcopalian 17%), Roman Catholic 34%, other 7%

Languages: English 71.6%, Spanish or Spanish Creole 17.2%, French or French Creole 8.6%, other 2.5%

Ethnic Groups: black 76%, white 15.6%, Asian 1.4%, other 4.9%, mixed 2.1%

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 347 km²

Catholic Population: 32,000 Catholics (31.7% of 101,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 8 parishes, 1 other centre

Clergy: 2 bishops (1 diocesan, 1 titular), 84 priests (15 diocesan, 69 religious), 28 permanent deacons (diocesan)

Non-Clergy: 22 religious (sisters), 1 major seminarian, 55 catechists


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Last updated on 2023.11.30

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