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Independent State of Samoa (Samoa)

Samoa

Also known as: Samoa (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português, latine), les Samoa (français), 薩摩亞 (正體中文), サモア (日本語)

Formerly: Western Samoa

Continent: Oceania

Capital: Apia

Population: 177,700

Area: 2,934 km²

Religions: Christian 99.7% (about one-half of population associated with the London Missionary Society; includes Congregational, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Latter-Day Saints, Seventh-Day Adventist)

Languages: Samoan (Polynesian), English

Motto: Fa’avae i le Atua Samoa (Samoan) (God be the Foundation of Samoa)

Neighbouring Countries: Tonga Tonga, ← Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna, ↖ Tuvalu Tuvalu, ↑ Tokelau Tokelau, → American Samoa American Samoa


Circumscriptions (1): Metr. Archdioceses (1)


Roman Rite (1): Samoa–Apia


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (1), Basilicas Basilicas (1)


Apostolic Nunciature: Samoa Archbishop Martin Krebs (57)

Conference of Bishops: Conferentia Episcopalis Pacifici (C.E. PAC.) Link Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi (52)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (F.C.B.C.O.) Archbishop John Ribat, M.S.C. (57)


as of 2014.10.21

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