Catholic Church


Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)


Also known as: Luxemburg (Deutsch), Luxemburgo (español, Português), le Luxembourg (français), Lussemburgo (Italiano), Luksemburg (polski), 盧森堡 (正體中文), ルクセンブルク (日本語), Luxemburgum (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Luxembourg

Area: 2,586 km²

Population: 594,130

Patron Saints: Saint Cunigunde of Luxembourg, Saint Willibrord

Saints: 2 Saints, 2 Blesseds

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Religions: Christian (predominantly Roman Catholic) 70.4%, Muslim 2.3%, other (includes Buddhist, folk religions, Hindu, Jewish) 0.5%, none 26.8%

Languages: Luxembourgish (official administrative and judicial language and national language (spoken vernacular)) 55.8%, Portuguese 15.7%, French (official administrative, judicial, and legislative language) 12.1%, German (official administrative and judicial language) 3.1%, Italian 2.9%, English 2.1%, other 8.4%

Ethnic Groups: Luxembourger 52.1%, Portuguese 16%, French 7.6%, Italian 3.6%, Belgian 3.4%, German 2.2%, Spanish 1.1%, British 1%, other 13%

Motto: Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sinn (Luxembourgish) (We wish to remain what we are)

Neighbouring Countries: Belgium Belgium, → Germany Germany, ↓ France France

Jurisdictions (2): Archdioceses Archdiocese (1), Dioceses Diocese (1)

Roman Rite (1): Luxembourg

Ukrainian Church (1): Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Luxembourg Archbishop Franco Coppola (65)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Archbishop Gintaras Linas Grušas (61)

Last updated on 2023.03.17

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