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Diocese of

Basse-Terre

Guadeloupe Guadeloupe, Saint Barthélemy Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin Saint Martin

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,780 km²

Population: 317,000 Catholics (77.3% of 410,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saint John’s–Basseterre (↖), Roseau (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 36 parishes, 64 priests (41 diocesan, 23 religious), 13 deacons, 188 lay religious (23 brothers, 165 sisters) (2015)

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History

United Titles


Special Churches

All Churches (45)

Saint John’s–Basseterre (↖), Roseau (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.15 – ...):Bishop Jean-Yves Riocreux (72)Bishop Jean-Yves Riocreux (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Basse-Terre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Yves Riocreux (72)Bishop Jean-Yves Riocreux (72)Permalink
(2012.06.15 – ...)

Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)

Duc in altum

Born:1946.02.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.29

Bishop of Pontoise (France) (2003.05.05 – 2012.06.15)

Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (2012.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Ernest Mesmin Lucien Cabo (85)Bishop Ernest Mesmin Lucien Cabo (85)Permalink
(1984.07.02 – 2008.05.15)

Bishop emeritus of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)

Jésus Christ est Seigneur Alléluia

Born:1932.12.15 (Guadeloupe)
Ordained Priest:1964.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1983.11.06

Titular Bishop of Bocconia (1983.07.02 – 1984.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1983.07.02 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1984.07.02 – 2008.05.15)

Bishop Siméon OualliPermalink
(1970.06.29 – 1984.07.02)

Born:1928.02.18 (Guadeloupe)
Ordained Priest:1957.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:1970.10.07
Died:2002.03.04 († 74)

Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1970.06.29 – 1984.07.02)

Archbishop Gérard-Paul-Louis-Marie de Milleville, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1968.01.29 – 1970.10.05)

Bishop Jean Gay, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1951.07.19 – 1968.01.29)

Born:1901.05.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1925.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:1943.03.25
Died:1977.08.27 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Æzani (1943.01.13 – 1945.05.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1943.01.13 – 1945.05.17)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1945.05.17 – 1951.07.19)

Bishop of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1951.07.19 – 1968.01.29)

Titular Bishop of Gemellæ in Byzacena (1968.01.29 – 1971.02.18)

Bishops of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Gay, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1945.05.17 – 1951.07.19)

(see above)

Bishop Pierre-Louis Genoud, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1912.05.31 – 1945.05.17)

Born:1860.04.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1885.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1912.07.02
Died:1945.10.15 († 85)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1912.05.31 – 1945.05.17)

Titular Bishop of Apollonia (1945.05.17 – 1945.10.15)

Bishop Emmanuel-François CanappePermalink
(1901.04.18 – 1907.09.19)

Born:1849.07.25 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1901.07.25
Died:1907.09.19 († 58)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1901.04.05] 1901.04.18 – 1907.09.19)

Bishop Pierre-Marie AvonPermalink
(1899.06.22 – 1901.02.23)

Born:1847.04.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1873.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1899.11.05
Died:1901.02.23 († 53)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1899.02.04] 1899.06.22 – 1901.02.23)

Archbishop Dominique-Clément-Marie SouléPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1892.11.21 – 1898)

Archbishop François LaurencinPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1888.06.01 – 1892.12.18)

Bishop Fédéric-Henri Oury (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1885.03.27 – 1886.06.10)

Utrique fidelis

Born:1842.05.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1865.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1885.06.21
Died:1921.02.06 († 78)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1884.12.31] 1885.03.27 – 1886.06.10)

Bishop of Fréjus (France) ([1886.03.02] 1886.06.10 – 1890.06.26)

Bishop of Dijon (France) ([1890.06.03] 1890.06.26 – 1898.11.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Algiers (Algeria) ([1898.07.08] 1898.11.28 – 1907.12.15)

Titular Archbishop of Ptolemais (1909.04.29 – 1921.02.06)

Bishop François-Benjamin-Joseph BlangerPermalink
(1873.07.25 – 1883.08.09)

Born:1821.03.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1844.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1873.09.29
Died:1887.12.11 († 66)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1873.03.21] 1873.07.25 – 1883.08.09)

Bishop of Limoges (France) ([1883.07.03] 1883.08.09 – 1887.12.11)

Bishop Joseph-Clair ReynePermalink
(1870.03.21 – 1872.11.14)

Born:1824.01.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1848.06
Consecrated Bishop:1870.04.18
Died:1872.11.14 († 48)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1869.12.27] 1870.03.21 – 1872.11.14)

Bishop Antoine BoutonnetPermalink
(1862.04.07 – 1868.11.13)

Born:1802.03.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1824
Consecrated Bishop:1862.06.15
Died:1868.11.13 († 66)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1862.03.10] 1862.04.07 – 1868.11.13)

Bishop Théodore-Augustin Forcade (テオドール=オギュスタン・フォルカード / 科), M.E.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1853.09.12 – 1860.12.11)

Fortitudo mea Dominus

Born:1816.03.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1839.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1847.02.21
Died:1885.09.12 († 69)

Vicar Apostolic of Japan 日本 (Japan) (1846.03.27 – 1852.01)

Titular Bishop of Samos (1846.03.27 – 1853.04.06)

Pro-Prefect Apostolic of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong) (1847.10.05 – 1850.08.24)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1853.04.06] 1853.09.12 – 1860.12.11)

Bishop of Nevers (France) ([1860.12.11] 1861.03.18 – 1873.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aix (France) ([1873.03.21] 1873.07.25 – 1885.09.12)

Bishop Pierre-Marie-Gervais LacarrièrePermalink
(1850.10.03 – 1853.04.06)

Born:1808.06.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1831
Consecrated Bishop:1851.01.05
Died:1893.08.28 († 85)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1850.06.22] 1850.10.03 – 1853.04.06)

Former Prelates


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