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Republic of Paraguay (Paraguay)

Paraguay

Also known as: Paraguay (Deutsch, español, Italiano), le Paraguay (français), Paragwaj (polski), Paraguai (Português), 巴拉圭 (正體中文), パラグアイ (日本語), Paraguaia (latine)

Continent: South America

Capital: Asunción

Population: 6,703,860

Area: 397,300 km²

Patron Saints: Nuestra Señora de Caacupé, San Blas

Religions: Roman Catholic 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, other or unspecified 1.9%, none 1.1%

Languages: Spanish (official), Guarani (official)

Motto: Paz y justicia (Spanish) (Peace and justice)

Neighbouring Countries: Argentina Argentina, ↑ Bolivia Bolivia, → Brazil Brazil


Circumscriptions (15): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (11), Military Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (2)


Roman Rite (15): Asunción, Benjamín Aceval, Caacupé, Carapeguá, Chaco Paraguayo, Ciudad del Este, Concepción, Coronel Oviedo, Encarnación, Obispado de las Fuerzas Armadas y la Policia Nacional del Paraguay, Pilcomayo, San Juan Bautista, San Lorenzo, San Pedro, Villarrica


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


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (15), Basilicas Basilicas (2), National Shrines National Shrines (3), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Paraguay Archbishop Eliseo Antonio Ariotti (69)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal Paraguaya (C.E.P.) Link Archbishop Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B. (73)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (76)


as of 2018.10.18

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