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Catholic Church

in

Ireland

Ireland

Also known as: Irland (Deutsch), Irlanda (español, Italiano, Português), l'Irlande (français), Irlandia (polski), Éire (Gaeilge), 愛爾蘭 (正體中文), アイルランド (日本語), Hibernia (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Dublin

Population: 3,970,000

Area: 68,890 km²

Patron Saints: St. Patrick, St. Brigid of Kildare, St. Columba, St. Columban

Religions: Roman Catholic 91.6%, Church of Ireland 2.5%, other 5.9%

Languages: English is the language generally used, Irish (Gaelic) spoken mainly in areas located along the western seaboard

Neighbouring Countries: Iceland Iceland, → United Kingdom United Kingdom, → Isle of Man Isle of Man


Circumscriptions (24): Metr. Archdioceses (4), Dioceses (20)



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


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/2 total): Cardinal Seán Baptist Brady (75)Brady (75), Cardinal Desmond Connell (88)Connell (88) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (24), Basilicas Basilicas (2), National Shrines National Shrines (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


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

Conference of Bishops: Irish Episcopal Conference Link

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 2014.09.08

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