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Roman Catholicism in Belize

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Roman Catholicism in Belize

The Roman Catholic Church in Belize is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. Bishops in Belize are members of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.

Approximately 40% of the population of Belize is Catholic.[1] The country comes under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Belize City-Belmopan.

The nunciature to Belize is combined with the nunciature to El Salvador. The current apostolic nuncio to Belize is Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto.


  1. ^ Belize at the CIA World Factbook.
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