Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica

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ARCHDIOCESE OF KINGSTON IN JAMAICA (Archidioecesis Regiopolitana in Iamaica)

Country: Jamaica
Denomination: Roman Catholic

Established: 1837 as Apostolic Vicariate of Jamaica
Elevated in 1956 to Diocese of Kingston
Elevated to Archdiocese in 1967

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica

Official blazon

Argent, on a cross gules five crosses-pattees or, the cross enlacing a triangle of the same.

Origin/meaning

The secular arms of the island of Jamaica are: Argent, on a cross gules five pineapples or. The Archdiocese substitutes the crosses for the pineapples and adds the triangle, the cathedral church being dedicated to the Holy Trinity.

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