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Roman Catholicism in Jamaica

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Roman Catholicism in Jamaica

The Roman Catholic Church in Jamaica is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

There are about 50,000 (2%) Catholics in Jamaica,[1] which is divided into three dioceses, including one archdiocese:

The Missionaries of the Poor monastic order originated in Kingston, Jamaica.


  1. ^ International Religious Freedom Report 2008: Jamaica. U.S. Department of State (2008)  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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