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Catholic Church

in

Republic of Turkey (Turkey)

Turkey

Also known as: Türkei (Deutsch), Turquía (español), la Turquie (français), Turchia (Italiano), Turcja (polski), Turquia (Português), Türkiye (Türkmen), 土耳其 (正體中文), トルコ (日本語), Turcia (latine)

Continents: Central and Southwest Asia, East Europe

Capital: Ankara

Population: 68,894,000

Area: 770,760 km²

Religions: Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), 0.04% (Catholics), others (mostly Protestants and Jews)

Languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek

Motto: Yurtta sulh, cihanda sulh (Turkish) (Turkish, Peace in the homeland, peace in the world)

Neighbouring Countries: Syria Syria, ↓ Cyprus Cyprus, ← Greece Greece, ↖ Bulgaria Bulgaria, ↗ Georgia Georgia, → Armenia Armenia, → Iran Iran, ↘ Iraq Iraq



Roman Rite (3): Anatolia, Istanbul, Izmir

Armenian Church (2): Cilicia, Istanbul

Chaldean Church (1): Diarbekir

Greek Church (1): Istanbul

Syrian Church (1): Turkey


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



Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (6), Basilicas Basilicas (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Turkey Archbishop Antonio Lucibello (72)

Conference of Bishops: Episcopal Conference of Turkey Archbishop Ruggero Franceschini, O.F.M. Cap. (74)

Patriarchal Synod: Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church Patriarch Nersès Bédros XIX Tarmouni (74)

Patriarchal Synod: Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Péter Erdő (61)


as of 2014.03.18

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