Catholic Church


Republic of Panama (Panama)


Also known as: Panama (Deutsch, polski, latine), Panamá (español, Italiano, Português), le Panama (français), 巴拿馬 (正體中文), パナマ (日本語)

Continents: Central America, South America

Capital: Panama City

Population: 3,000,000

Area: 75,990 km²

Patron Saints: Immaculate Conception, Immaculate Heart of Mary

Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%

Languages: Spanish (official), English 14%

Motto: Pro mundi beneficio (Latin) (For the benefit of the world)

Neighbouring Countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, ↘ Colombia Colombia

Circumscriptions (8): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (5), Territorial Prelatures (1), Apostolic Vicariates (1)

Roman Rite (8): Bocas del Toro, Chitré, Colón–Kuna Yala, Darién, David, Panamá, Penonomé, Santiago de Veraguas

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (8), Basilicas Basilicas (2), National Shrines National Shrines (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Panama Link Archbishop Andrés Carrascosa Coso (58)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal de Panamá (C.E.P.) Link Bishop José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R. (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Secretariado Episcopal de América Central y Panamá (S.E.D.A.C.) Link Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano (65)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes (64)

as of 2014.08.07

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