Catholic Church


Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus)


Also known as: Zypern (Deutsch), Chipre (español, Português), Chypre (français), Cipro (Italiano), Cypr (polski), 塞浦路斯 (正體中文), キプロス (日本語), Cyprus (latine)

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Nicosia

Population: 1,172,458

Area: 9,240 km²

Patron Saint: St. Barnabas

Religions: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, other (includes Maronite and Armenian Apostolic) 4%

Languages: Greek (official) 80.9%, Turkish (official) 0.2%, English 4.1%, Romanian 2.9%, Russian 2.5%, Bulgarian 2.2%, Arabic 1.2%, Filippino 1.1%, other 4.3%, unspecified 0.6%

Neighbouring Countries: Turkey Turkey, → Syria Syria, ↘ Lebanon Lebanon, ↘ Israel Israel

Circumscriptions (2): Patriarchates (1), Archdioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Jerusalem

Maronite Church (1): Cyprus

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Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Cyprus Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli (65)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes (C.E.L.R.A.) Link Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (52)

Patriarchal Synod: Synod of the Maronite Church Link Cardinal Béchara Pierre Raï (78)

Assembly of Ordinaries: Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (52)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (59)

as of 2018.03.22

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