Catholic Church




Also known as: Jamaika (Deutsch), Jamaica (español, Português), la Jamaïque (français), Giamaica (Italiano), Jamajka (polski), 牙買加 (正體中文), ジャマイカ (日本語), Iamaica (latine)

Continent: Central America

Capital: Kingston

Area: 10,831 km²

Population: 2,990,561

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Assumption

Religions: Protestant 64.8% (includes Seventh Day Adventist 12.0%, Pentecostal 11.0%, Other Church of God 9.2%, New Testament Church of God 7.2%, Baptist 6.7%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.5%, Anglican 2.8%, United Church 2.1%, Methodist 1.6%, Revived 1.4%, Brethren 0.9%, and Moravian 0.7%), Roman Catholic 2.2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.9%, Rastafarian 1.1%, other 6.5%, none 21.3%, unspecified 2.3%

Languages: English, English patois

Ethnic Groups: black 92.1%, mixed 6.1%, East Indian 0.8%, other 0.4%, unspecified 0.7%

Motto: Out of many, One People (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Cayman Islands Cayman Islands, ↑ Cuba Cuba, → Haiti Haiti

Jurisdictions (3): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (1), Dioceses Diocese (2)

Roman Rite (3): Kingston in Jamaica, Mandeville, Montego Bay

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (3)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Jamaica Archbishop Santiago De Wit Guzmán (58)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) Archbishop Jaime Spengler, O.F.M. (62)

Last updated on 2023.05.19

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