See Lais, ed. by A. Ewert (1944). See translations by J. L. Weston (1900), E. Rickert (1901), and E. Mason (1911); study by E. J. Mickel, Jr. (1974).
Erected as the Diocese of Martinique in 1850, the diocese was elevated to an Archdiocese in September 1967. It is currently led by Archbishop Gilbert Marie Michel Méranville. As of 2004, the diocese contains 47 parishes, 35 active diocesan priests, 27 religious priests, and 290,000 Catholics. It also has 178 Women Religious and 37 Religious Brothers.