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Hellenic Republic (Greece)

Greece

Also known as: Griechenland (Deutsch), Grecia (español, Italiano), la Grèce (français), Grecja (polski), Grécia (Português), Ελλάδα (Ελληνικά), 希臘 (正體中文), ギリシャ (日本語), Graecia (latine)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Athens

Population: 10,775,557

Area: 130,800 km²

Patron Saints: St. Andrew, St. George, St. Nicholas of Myra

Religions: Greek Orthodox (official) 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%

Languages: Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%

Motto: Ελευθερία ή θάνατος (Greek) (Liberty or Death)

Neighbouring Countries: Italy Italy, ↖ Albania Albania, ↑ Macedonia Macedonia, ↑ Bulgaria Bulgaria, → Turkey Turkey


Circumscriptions (11): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (4), Apostolic Exarchates (1), Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (1)


Roman Rite (9): Athens, Chios, Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia, Crete, Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Syros, Thessaloniki

Armenian Church (1): Greece

Greek Church (1): Greece


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 (12), Basilicas Basilicas (1), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Greece Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B. (66)

Conference of Bishops: Conferentia Episcopalis Græciæ LinkLink Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (73)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (74)


as of 2017.10.14

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