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Catholic Church

in

Scotland

(Country of United Kingdom United Kingdom)

Scotland

Also known as: Schottland (Deutsch), Escocia (español), Écosse (français), Scozia (Italiano), Szkocja (polski), Escócia (Português), Škotska (Hrvatski), Schotland (Nederlands), Albain (Gaeilge), 蘇格蘭 (正體中文), スコットランド (日本語), 스코틀랜드 (한국어), Scotia (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Edinburgh

Population: 5,327,700

Area: 78,387 km²

Patron Saint: St. Andrew

Religions: Christian 54% (Roman Catholic 19%), Islam 0.9%

Languages: English, Scottish Gaelic, Scots

Motto: In My Defens God Me Defend (Scots) (In my defence God me defend)

Neighbouring Countries: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland, ↖ Iceland Iceland, ↑ Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, ↗ Norway Norway, ↓ Isle of Man Isle of Man, ↓ England England


Circumscriptions (12): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (8), Military Ordinariates (1), Personal Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (9): Aberdeen, Argyll and The Isles, Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain, Dunkeld, Galloway, Glasgow, Motherwell, Paisley, Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

Anglican Rite (1): Our Lady of Walsingham

Syro-Malabar Church (1): Great Britain

Ukrainian Church (1): Holy Family of London


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


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O’Brien (78)O’Brien (78) | All Cardinals

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


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

Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Great Britain

Conference of Bishops: Bishops’ Conference of Scotland Link Archbishop Philip Tartaglia (66)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (74)


as of 2017.03.13

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