Catholic Church

in

Czech Republic (Czechia)

Czechia

Also known as: Tschechien (Deutsch), Chequia (español), la Tchéquie (français), Cechia (Italiano, latine), Czechy (polski), Tcheca (Português), Česko (česky), 捷克 (正體中文), チェコ (日本語)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Prague

Area: 77,247 km²

Population: 10,674,723

Patron Saints: Saint Wenceslaus, Saint John of Nepomuk, Saint Procopius of Sázava

Saints: 12 Saints, 25 Blesseds

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Religions: Roman Catholic 10.4%, Protestant (includes Czech Brethren and Hussite) 1.1%, other and unspecified 54%, none 34.5%

Languages: Czech (official) 95.4%, Slovak 1.6%, other 3%

Ethnic Groups: Czech 64.3%, Moravian 5%, Slovak 1.4%, other 1.8%, unspecified 27.5%

Motto: Pravda vítězí! (Czech) (Truth prevails!)

Neighbouring Countries: Germany Germany, ↗ Poland Poland, ↘ Slovakia Slovakia, ↓ Austria Austria


Jurisdictions (9): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (2), Dioceses Diocese (6), Apostolic Exarchates Apostolic Exarchate (1)


Roman Rite (8): Brno, České Budějovice, Hradec Králové, Litoměřice, Olomouc, Ostrava–Opava, Plzeň, Praha

Ruthenian Church (1): Czech Republic


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


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (79)Duka (79) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (11), Basilicas Basilicas (15), National Shrines National Shrines (1), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (8)

Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Czech Republic Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo (65)

Conference of Bishops: Česká Biskupská Konference Link Archbishop Jan Graubner (73)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Archbishop Gintaras Linas Grušas (60)


as of 2022.07.07

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