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Diocese of

Wallis et Futuna

Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 142 km²

Population: 10,450 Catholics (95.4% of 10,950 total) (2015)

Statistics: 5 parishes, 3 missions, 9 priests (6 diocesan, 3 religious), 1 deacon, 41 lay religious (10 brothers, 31 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nouméa

Neighbouring Dioceses: Suva (↙), Funafuti (↖), Tokelau (↗), Samoa–Apia (→), Tonga (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches

Suva (↙), Funafuti (↖), Tokelau (↗), Samoa–Apia (→), Tonga (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.24 – ...):Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (54)Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wallis et Futuna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (54)Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (54)Permalink
(2018.12.24 – ...)

Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

Born:1965.01.04 (Wallis and Futuna)
Ordained Priest:1993.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.24

Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (2018.12.24 – ...)

Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (75)Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (75)Permalink
(2005.06.20 – 2018.12.24)

Bishop emeritus of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

Avec Marie

Born:1943.07.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1971.11.06
Consecrated Bishop:2005.08.07

Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (2005.06.20 – 2018.12.24)

Bishop Laurent Fuahea (Lolesio)Permalink
(1974.04.25 – 2005.06.20)

Born:1927.09.05 (Wallis and Futuna)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1972.07.16
Died:2011.12.02 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Bagai (1972.03.02 – 1974.04.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (1972.03.02 – 1974.04.25)

Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (1974.04.25 – 2005.06.20)

Bishop Michel-Maurice-Augustin-Marie Darmancier, S.M.Permalink
(1966.06.21 – 1974.04.25)

Born:1918.08.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1946.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:1962.04.26
Died:1984.10.01 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Augurus (1961.12.22 – 1966.06.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (1961.12.22 – 1966.06.21)

Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (1966.06.21 – 1974.04.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michel-Maurice-Augustin-Marie Darmancier, S.M.Permalink
(1961.12.22 – 1966.06.21)

(see above)

Bishop Alexandre Poncet, S.M.Permalink
(1935.11.11 – 1961.12.22)

Born:1884.12.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1936.03.01
Died:1973.09.18 († 88)

Vicar Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) (1935.11.11 – 1961.12.22)

Titular Bishop of Basilinopolis (1935.11.11 – 1973.09.18)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.05.11

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