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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Also known as: Dominikanische Republik (Deutsch), República Dominicana (español, Português), la République dominicaine (français), Repubblica Dominicana (Italiano), Dominikana (polski), 多明尼加共和國 (正體中文), ドミニカ共和国 (日本語), Respublica Dominicana (latine)

Continent: Central America

Capital: Santo Domingo

Population: 10,349,741

Area: 48,380 km²

Patron Saints: Our Lady of High Grace, St. Dominic

Religions: Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%

Languages: Spanish (official)

Motto: Dios, Patria, Libertad (Spanish) (God, Country, Liberty)

Neighbouring Countries: Haiti Haiti, ↖ Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands, → Puerto Rico Puerto Rico


Circumscriptions (12): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (9), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (12): Baní, Barahona, La Vega, Mao–Monte Cristi, Military Ordinariate of Dominican Republic, Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Puerto Plata, San Francisco de Macorís, San Juan de la Maguana, San Pedro de Macorís, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santo Domingo


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


CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/1 total): Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez (81)López Rodríguez (81) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (11), Basilicas Basilicas (2), National Shrines National Shrines (1), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Dominican Republic Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader (66)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia del Episcopado Dominicano (C.E.D.) Link Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (68)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75)


as of 2017.11.06

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