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Catholic Church

in

Kingdom of Thailand (Thailand)

Also known as: Thailand (Deutsch), Tailandia (español), Thaïlande (français), Thailandia (Italiano, latine), Tajlandia (polski), Tailândia (Português), 泰國 (正體中文), タイ王国 (日本語), ราชอาณาจักรไทย (ไทย)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Bangkok

Population: 67,741,401

Area: 511,770 km²

Religions: Buddhist (official) 93.6%, Muslim 4.9%, Christian 1.2%, other 0.2%, none 0.1%

Languages: Thai (official) 90.7%, Burmese 1.3%, other 8%

Motto: Chat, Satsana, Phra Mahakasat (Thai) (Nation, Religions, King)

Neighbouring Countries: Myanmar Myanmar, ↑ Laos Laos, ↘ Cambodia Cambodia, ↓ Malaysia Malaysia


Circumscriptions (10): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (8)


Roman Rite (10): Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Chiang Mai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Sawan, Ratchaburi, Surat Thani, Thare and Nonseng, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani


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


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/2 total): Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu (86)Kitbunchu (86), Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij (65)Kovithavanij (65) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (11)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Thailand Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (65)

Conference of Bishops: Bishops’ Conference of Thailand Link Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran (72)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (70)


as of 2015.04.03

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