Catholic Church


Republic of Malta (Malta)


Also known as: Malta (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português, Malti), Malte (français), 馬耳他 (正體中文), マルタ (日本語), Melita (latine)

Continents: West Europe, Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Valletta

Area: 316 km²

Population: 416,338

Patron Saints: St. George, St. Agatha, St. Paul

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Religions: Roman Catholic (official) more than 90%

Languages: Maltese (official) 90.1%, English (official) 6%, multilingual 3%, other 0.9%

Ethnic Groups: Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)

Motto: Repubblika ta’ Malta (Maltese) (Republic of Malta)

Neighbouring Countries: Tunisia Tunisia, ↑ Italy Italy

Circumscriptions (2): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (2): Gozo, Malta

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Malta Archbishop Alessandro D’Errico (68)

Conference of Bishops: Konferenza Episkopali Maltija Link Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (76)

as of 2019.11.02

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