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Portuguese Republic (Portugal)

Portugal

Also known as: Portugal (Deutsch, español, Português), le Portugal (français), Portogallo (Italiano), Portugalia (polski), 葡萄牙 (正體中文), ポルトガル (日本語), Lusitania (latine), Portugallia (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Lisbon

Population: 10,813,834

Area: 91,951 km²

Patron Saints: Imaculada Conceição da Virgem Santa Maria (December 8), Santo António de Lisboa (June 13)

Religions: Roman Catholic 81%, other Christian 3.3%, other (includes Jewish, Muslim, other) 0.6%, none 6.8%, unspecified 8.3%

Languages: Portuguese (official), Mirandese (official, but locally used)

Motto: O bem da Nação (Portuguese) (The good of the nation)

Neighbouring Countries: Spain Spain, ↘ Morocco Morocco


Circumscriptions (21): Patriarchates (1), Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (17), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (21): Angra, Aveiro, Beja, Braga, Bragança–Miranda, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Funchal, Guarda, Lamego, Leiria–Fátima, Lisboa, Ordinariato Castrense de Portugal, Portalegre–Castelo Branco, Porto, Santarém, Setúbal, Viana do Castelo, Vila Real, Viseu


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


CardinalsCardinals (2 electors/3 total): Cardinal Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente (69)Macário do Nascimento Clemente (69), Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro (79)Monteiro de Castro (79), Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F. (85)Saraiva Martins (85) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (31), Basilicas Basilicas (12), National Shrines National Shrines (3), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (10)

Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Portugal Archbishop Rino Passigato (73)

Conference of Bishops: Conferência Episcopal Portuguesa Link Cardinal Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente (69)

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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