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The Roman Catholic Church in Palau is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope and curia in Rome. According to the last census (2000) 41.6% of the population belonged to the Roman Catholic Church. Palau belongs to the Diocese of Caroline Islands, which is itself a suffragan to the Archdiocese of Agaña (Guam).

History

On April 28, 1891, Spanish Capuchin missionaries arrived to start a permanent Catholic presence on the island.[1]

References

  1. ^ Hezel, Francis X (January 1st, 2003). "THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN PALAU". Micronesian Seminar. http://www.micsem.org/pubs/books/catholic/palau/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-09.  

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