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Catholic Church

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Republic of Bulgaria (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria

Also known as: Bulgarien (Deutsch), Bulgaria (español, Italiano, latine), la Bulgarie (français), Bułgaria (polski), Bulgária (Português), България (български език), 保加利亞 (正體中文), ブルガリア (日本語)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Sofia

Area: 108,489 km²

Population: 7,101,510

Patron Saint: Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Religions: Eastern Orthodox 59.4%, Muslim 7.8%, other (including Catholic, Protestant, Armenian Apostolic Orthodox, and Jewish) 1.7%, none 3.7%, unspecified 27.4%

Languages: Bulgarian (official) 76.8%, Turkish 8.2%, Romani 3.8%, other 0.7%, unspecified 10.5%

Ethnic Groups: Bulgarian 76.9%, Turkish 8%, Romani 4.4%, other 0.7% (including Russian, Armenian, and Vlach), other (unknown) 10%

Motto: Съединението прави силата (Bulgarian) (Union Makes Strength)

Neighbouring Countries: Macedonia Macedonia, ← Serbia Serbia, ↑ Romania Romania, ↘ Turkey Turkey, ↓ Greece Greece


Circumscriptions (3): Dioceses (2), Apostolic Exarchates (1)


Roman Rite (2): Nikopol, Sofia–Plovdiv

Bulgarian Church (1): Sofia


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (4)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Bulgaria Archbishop Anselmo Guido Pecorari (72)

Conference of Bishops: Mejduritualnata Episcopska Konferenzia vâv Bâlgaria Link Bishop Christo Proykov (72)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (75)


as of 2018.11.18

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