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Catholic Church

in

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom

Also known as: Vereinigtes Königreich (Deutsch), Reino Unido (español, Português), le Royaume-Uni (français), Regno Unito (Italiano), Wielka Brytania (polski), 英國 (正體中文), イギリス (日本語), Britanniarum Regnum (latine)

Dependencies: Anguilla Anguilla, Bermuda Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands Falkland Islands, Gibraltar Gibraltar, Guernsey Guernsey, Isle of Man Isle of Man, Jersey Jersey, Montserrat Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands

Continent: West Europe

Capital: London

Population: 60,270,000

Area: 241,590 km²

Patron Saints: St. George (England), St. David (Wales), St. Andrew (Scotland)

Religions: Anglican and Roman Catholic 40 million, Muslim 1.5 million, Presbyterian 800,000, Methodist 760,000, Sikh 500,000, Hindu 500,000, Jewish 350,000

Languages: English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)

Motto: Dieu et mon droit (Latin) (God and my right)

Neighbouring Countries: France France, ↓ Jersey Jersey, ↓ Guernsey Guernsey, ← Ireland Ireland, ← Isle of Man Isle of Man, ↖ Iceland Iceland, ↑ Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, ↗ Norway Norway, → Netherlands Netherlands, ↘ Belgium Belgium


Circumscriptions (39): Metr. Archdioceses (8), Dioceses (29), Military Ordinariates (1), Personal Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (37): Aberdeen, Argyll and the Isles, Armagh, Arundel and Brighton, Birmingham, Brentwood, Cardiff, Catholic Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain, Clifton, Clogher, Derry, Down and Connor, Dromore, Dunkeld, East Anglia, Galloway, Glasgow, Hallam, Hexham and Newcastle, Kilmore, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Menevia, Middlesbrough, Motherwell, Northampton, Nottingham, Paisley, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Salford, Shrewsbury, Southwark, Westminster, Wrexham

Anglican Rite (1): Our Lady of Walsingham

Ukrainian Church (1): Holy Family of London


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


CardinalsCardinals (2 electors/3 total): Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor (81)Murphy-O’Connor (81), Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols (68)Nichols (68), Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O’Brien (76)O’Brien (76) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (40), Basilicas Basilicas (3), National Shrines National Shrines (4), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini (66)

Apostolic Nunciature: Ireland Link Archbishop Charles John Brown (54)

Conference of Bishops: Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales Link Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols (68)

Conference of Bishops: Irish Episcopal Conference Link Cardinal Seán Baptist Brady (74)

Conference of Bishops: Bishops’ Conference of Scotland Link Archbishop Philip Tartaglia (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (60)

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


as of 2014.07.17

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