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Ukraine

Also known as: Ukraine (Deutsch), Ucrania (español), l'Ukraine (français), Ucraina (Italiano, latine), Ukraina (polski), Ucrânia (Português), Україна (Українська), 烏克蘭 (正體中文), ウクライナ (日本語)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Kiev

Area: 579,330 km²

Population: 4,033,874

Patron Saints: St. Vladimir, St. Josaphat

Religions: Orthodox (includes Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox (UAOC), Ukrainian Orthodox - Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP), Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP)), Ukrainian Greek Catholic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish

Languages: Ukrainian (official) 67.5%, Russian (regional language) 29.6%, other (includes small Crimean Tatar-, Moldovan/Romanian-, and Hungarian-speaking minorities) 2.9%

Ethnic Groups: Ukrainian 77.8%, Russian 17.3%, Belarusian 0.6%, Moldovan 0.5%, Crimean Tatar 0.5%, Bulgarian 0.4%, Hungarian 0.3%, Romanian 0.3%, Polish 0.3%, Jewish 0.2%, other 1.8%

Neighbouring Countries: Romania Romania, ↙ Hungary Hungary, ← Slovakia Slovakia, ← Poland Poland, ↑ Belarus Belarus, ↗ Russia Russia, ↓ Moldova Moldova


Circumscriptions (26): Major Archdioceses (1), Metr. Archdioceses (4), Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (14), Ordinariates (1), Archiepiscopal Exarchates (5)


Roman Rite (7): Kamyanets-Podilsky, Kharkiv–Zaporizhia, Kyïv–Žytomyr, Lutsk, Lviv, Mukacheve, Odessa–Simferopol

Armenian Church (2): East Europe, Lviv

Ruthenian Church (1): Mukacheve

Ukrainian Church (16): Bučač, Chernivtsi, Donets’k, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kamyanets-Podilsky, Kharkiv, Kolomyia, Krym, Kyiv–Halyč, Lutsk, Lviv, Odessa, Sambir–Drohobych, Sokal–Zhovkva, Stryj, Ternopil–Zboriv


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


CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/1 total): Cardinal Marian Jaworski (92)Jaworski (92) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (30), Basilicas Basilicas (2), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (10)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Ukraine Link Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti (63)

Conference of Bishops: Conferenza Episcopale Ucraina Link Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki (57)

Major Archiepiscopal Synod: Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Church Link Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (48)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (75)


as of 2018.11.18

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