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Catholic Church

in

Kingdom of Spain (Spain)

Spain

Also known as: Spanien (Deutsch), España (español), l'Espagne (français), Spagna (Italiano), Hiszpania (polski), Espanha (Português), 西班牙 (正體中文), スペイン (日本語), Hispania (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Madrid

Population: 40,280,000

Area: 499,542 km²

Patron Saints: Immaculate Conception (December 8), St. James Major, St. Teresa of Avila

Religions: Roman Catholic 94%, other 6%

Languages: Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%

Motto: Plus Ultra (Latin) (Further beyond)

Neighbouring Countries: Portugal Portugal, ↗ France France, ↗ Andorra Andorra, ↘ Algeria Algeria, ↓ Morocco Morocco, ↓ Gibraltar Gibraltar


Circumscriptions (71): Titular Patriarchates (1), Metr. Archdioceses (14), Dioceses (55), Military Ordinariates (1)


Mozarabic Rite (1): Toledo


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Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions



Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (99), Basilicas Basilicas (112), National Shrines National Shrines (3), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (44)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Spain Archbishop Renzo Fratini (70)

Holy See Representation: World Tourism Organization (WTO) Link Archbishop Renzo Fratini (70)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal Española LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Ricardo Blázquez Pérez (72)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Péter Erdő (62)


as of 2014.11.23

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