Catholic Church


Republic of Fiji (Fiji)


Also known as: Fidschi (Deutsch), Fiyi (español), les Fidji (français), Figi (Italiano), Fidżi (polski), Fiji (Português), 斐濟 (正體中文), フィジー (日本語), Viti (latine)

Continent: Oceania

Capital: Suva

Neighbouring Countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu, ← New Caledonia New Caledonia, ↖ Solomon Islands Solomon Islands, ↑ Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna, → Tonga Tonga, ↓ New Zealand New Zealand, ↓ Tuvalu Tuvalu

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Metropolitan Sees (Archdioceses) Metr. Archdiocese (1)

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Roman Rite (1): Suva

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Apostolic Nunciature: Fiji Islands Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa (65)

Conference of Bishops: Conferentia Episcopalis Pacifici (C.E. PAC.) Bishop Paul Patrick Donoghue, S.M. (74)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (F.C.B.C.O.) Bishop Anthony Randazzo (56)


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Statistics (2021.12.31)

Catholic Population: 66,000 Catholics (7.4% of 893,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 36 parishes

Clergy: 1 bishop (diocesan), 124 priests (36 diocesan, 88 religious)

Non-Clergy: 157 religious (32 brothers, 125 sisters), 80 major seminarians, 9 missionaries, 246 catechists


Area: 18,274 km²

Population: 920,938

Religions: Protestant 45% (Methodist 34.6%, Assembly of God 5.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 3.9%, and Anglican 0.8%), Hindu 27.9%, other Christian 10.4%, Roman Catholic 9.1%, Muslim 6.3%, Sikh 0.3%, other 0.3%, none 0.8%

Languages: English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani

Ethnic Groups: iTaukei 56.8% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.5%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 4.5% (European, part European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese)

Motto: Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui (Fijian) (Fear God and honour the Queen)

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