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Diocese of

Cayenne

French Guiana French Guiana

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 84,000 km²

Population: 201,600 Catholics (66.7% of 302,400 total) (2015)

Statistics: 26 parishes, 31 priests (7 diocesan, 24 religious), 7 deacons, 52 lay religious (29 brothers, 23 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

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

Neighbouring Dioceses: Paramaribo (←), Macapá (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Address: Évêché, B.P. 378, 24 rue Madame Payé, 97328 Cayenne, French Guiana

Phone: 5.94.28.98.48

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Paramaribo (←), Macapá (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.04.07 – ...):Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M. (79)Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M. (79)

Bishop emeritus of Évry–Corbeil-Essonnes (France)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cayenne (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M. (79)Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M. (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.04.07 – ...)

Twitter FeedBishop Emmanuel Marie Philippe Louis Lafont (75)Bishop Emmanuel Marie Philippe Louis Lafont (75)Permalink
(2004.06.18 – 2020.10.26)

Bishop emeritus of Cayenne (French Guiana)

Avec Marie, Mère de l’Église, je suis venu pour servir

Born:1945.10.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2004.08.29

Bishop of Cayenne (French Guiana) (2004.06.18 – 2020.10.26)

Bishop Louis Albert Joseph Roger Sankalé (74)Bishop Louis Albert Joseph Roger Sankalé (74)Permalink
(1998.06.27 – 2004.06.18)

Bishop emeritus of Nice (France)

Exaltavit humiles

Born:1946.11.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1976.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.27

Bishop of Cayenne (French Guiana) (1998.06.27 – 2004.06.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nice (France) (2004.06.18 – 2005.03.28)

Bishop of Nice (France) (2005.03.28 – 2013.08.08)

Bishop François-Marie Morvan, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1973.03.01 – 1998)

Born:1922.02.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1973.06.29
Died:1998.10.25 († 76)

Bishop of Cayenne (French Guiana) (1973.03.01 – 1998)

Bishop Alfred Aimé Léon Marie, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1956.02.29 – 1973.03.01)

Born:1899.10.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1925.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1945.05.01
Died:1974.11.08 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Mundinitza (1945.01.12 – 1956.02.29)

Vicar Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1945.01.12 – 1956.02.29)

Bishop of Cayenne (French Guiana) (1956.02.29 – 1973.03.01)

Vicars Apostolic of French Guiana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfred Aimé Léon Marie, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1945.01.12 – 1956.02.29)

(see above)

Bishop Pierre-Marie Gourtay, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1933.01.15 – 1944.09.16)

Born:1874.05.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1900.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1933.03.25
Died:1944.09.16 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Arad (1933.01.10 – 1944.09.16)

Vicar Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1933.01.15 – 1944.09.16)

Prefects Apostolic of French Guiana (Roman Rite)

Fr. Leone DelavalPermalink
(1925.01.15 – 1932)

Died:1932

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1925.01.15 – 1932)

Fr. Justin FavrePermalink
(1914 – 1924)

Died:1924

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1914 – 1924)

Fr. Marcel BeguinPermalink
(1904 – 1911)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1904 – 1911)

Fr. Louis PignolPermalink
(1892 – 1904)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1892 – 1904)

Fr. Joseph Guyodo, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1885 – 1892)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1885 – 1892)

Fr. Ambroise Emonet, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1873 – 1882)

Born:1828 (France)
Died:1898 († 70)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1873 – 1882)

Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers) (1882.08.26 – 1895.10.17)

Fr. Olivier Herve, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1868 – 1871)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1868 – 1871)

Fr. Jean DossatPermalink
(1847 – 1868)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1847 – 1868)

Fr. Paul GuillierPermalink
(1818 – 1847)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1818 – 1847)

Fr. LegrandPermalink
(1792 – 1818)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1792 – 1818)

Fr. JacqueminPermalink
(1787 – 1792)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1787 – 1792)

Fr. RadelPermalink
(1777 – 1787)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1777 – 1787)

Fr. RobillardPermalink
(1775 – 1777)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1775 – 1777)

Fr. PoussinPermalink
(1771 – 1775)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1771 – 1775)

Fr. DestablePermalink
(1769 – 1771)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1769 – 1771)

Fr. Alexis Ruel, S.J.Permalink
(1764 – 1769)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1762 – 1762)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1764 – 1769)

Fr. FleuryPermalink
(1762 – 1764)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1762 – 1764)

Fr. Alexis Ruel, S.J.Permalink
(1762 – 1762)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1762 – 1762)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1764 – 1769)

Fr. Henri Ghuez, S.J.Permalink
(1761 – 1762)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1761 – 1762)

Fr. Philippe d’Huberland, S.J.Permalink
(1746 – 1760)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1746 – 1760)

Fr. Pierre de la Raffinie, S.J.Permalink
(1736 – 1746)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1736 – 1746)

Fr. Louis de Villette, S.J.Permalink
(1731 – 1736)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guiana (French Guiana) (1731 – 1736)


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