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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre

Martinique Martinique

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 1,100 km²

Population: 322,700 Catholics (82.0% of 393,500 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Basse-Terre, Cayenne

Neighbouring Dioceses: Roseau (↑), Castries (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Notre-Dame de la Délivrance

Statistics: 47 parishes, 7 missions, 50 priests (38 diocesan, 12 religious), 12 deacons, 178 lay religious (32 brothers, 146 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (48)

Roseau (↑), Castries (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.03.07 – ...):Archbishop David Macaire, O.P. (49)Archbishop David Macaire, O.P. (49)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Roman Rite)

Archbishop David Macaire, O.P. (49)Archbishop David Macaire, O.P. (49)Permalink
(2015.03.07 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique)

Jesum ostende

Born:1969.10.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:2001.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2015.04.12

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (2015.03.07 – ...)

Archbishop Gilbert Marie Michel Méranville (82)Archbishop Gilbert Marie Michel Méranville (82)Permalink
(2004.01.08 – 2015.03.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1936.02.04 (Martinique)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2004.04.18

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (2004.01.08 – 2015.03.07)

Archbishop Maurice Rigobert Marie-SaintePermalink
(1972.07.04 – 2004.01.08)

Born:1928.01.04 (Martinique)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1969.10.12
Died:2017.08.27 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Sicilibba (1968.12.19 – 1972.07.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1968.12.19 – 1972.07.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1972.07.04 – 2004.01.08)

Archbishop Henri-Marie-François Varin de la Brunelière, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1967.09.26 – 1972.07.04)

Born:1900.12.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1925.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1942.01.21
Died:1983.07.24 († 82)

Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1941.10.24 – 1967.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1967.09.26 – 1972.07.04)

Bishops of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henri-Marie-François Varin de la Brunelière, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1941.10.24 – 1967.09.26)

(see above)

Bishop Paul-Louis-Joseph LequienPermalink
(1915.03.15 – 1941.01.05)

Born:1872.09.04 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1915.07.22
Died:1941.01.05 († 68)

Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1915.03.15 – 1941.01.05)

Bishop Joseph Félix François Malleret, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1912.02.03 – 1914.06.25)

Born:1865.07.07 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1912.03.19
Died:1914.06.25 († 48)

Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1912.02.03 – 1914.06.25)

Bishop Maurice-Charles-Alfred de Cormont (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1902.05.08 – 1911.11.27)

Born:1847.03.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1876.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1900.05.01
Died:1933.04.25 († 86)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1899.12.07] 1899.12.14 – 1902.05.08)

Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1902.05.08 – 1911.11.27)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1911.11.27 – 1930.12.22)

Titular Archbishop of Brysis (1930.12.22 – 1933.04.25)

Bishops of Saint-Pierre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Maurice-Charles-Alfred de Cormont (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1899.12.14 – 1902.05.08)

(see above)

Bishop Étienne-Joseph-Frédéric TanouxPermalink
(1898.03.24 – 1899.11.22)

Born:1842.10.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1866
Consecrated Bishop:1898.06.12
Died:1899.11.22 († 57)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1898.02.05] 1898.03.24 – 1899.11.22)

Bishop Julien-François-Pierre Carmené (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1876.01.28 – 1897.08.30)

Born:1829.02.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1854.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1876.03.05
Died:1908.08.23 († 79)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1875.08.24] 1876.01.28 – 1897.08.30)

Titular Archbishop of Hierapolis (1898.03.24 – 1908.08.23)

Bishop Amand-Joseph FavaPermalink
(1871.03.06 – 1875.09.23)

Accepit puerum et matrem ejus

Born:1826.02.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1851.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:1871.07.25
Died:1899.10.17 († 73)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1871.01.25] 1871.03.06 – 1875.09.23)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1875.08.03] 1875.09.23 – 1899.10.17)

Bishop Louis-Martin PorchezPermalink
(1858.09.27 – 1860.06.11)

Born:1805.11.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1829
Consecrated Bishop:1858.11.21
Died:1860.06.11 († 54)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1858.06.24] 1858.09.27 – 1860.06.11)

Bishop Étienne Jean François Le HerpeurPermalink
(1853.09.12 – 1858.04.13)

Born:1797.02.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1820.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1851.01.05
Died:1858.04.13 († 61)

Bishop of Martinique (Martinique) ([1850.06.22] 1850.10.03 – 1853.09.12)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1853.09.12 – 1858.04.13)

Bishops of Martinique (Roman Rite)

Bishop Étienne Jean François Le HerpeurPermalink
(1850.10.03 – 1853.09.12)

(see above)

Former Prelates


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