Catholic Church


Republic of Liberia (Liberia)


Also known as: Liberia (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, latine), le Liberia (français), le Libéria (français), Libéria (Português), 利比里亞 (正體中文), リベリア (日本語)

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Monrovia

Area: 96,320 km²

Population: 4,689,021

Religions: Christian 85.6%, Muslim 12.2%, Traditional 0.6%, other 0.2%, none 1.4%

Languages: English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages few of which can be written or used in correspondence

Ethnic Groups: Kpelle 20.3%, Bassa 13.4%, Grebo 10%, Gio 8%, Mano 7.9%, Kru 6%, Lorma 5.1%, Kissi 4.8%, Gola 4.4%, other 20.1% (2008 Census)

Motto: The love of liberty brought us here (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone, ↑ Guinea Guinea, → Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire

Jurisdictions (4): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (1), Dioceses Diocese (3)

Roman Rite (3): Cape Palmas, Gbarnga, Monrovia

Maronite Church (1): Annunciation of Ibadan

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (3)

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Apostolic Nunciature: Liberia Archbishop Walter Erbì (54)

Conference of Bishops: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah (56)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) Link Bishop Alexis Touabli Youlo (63)

Last updated on 2022.12.01

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