Catholic Church



(Country of United Kingdom United Kingdom)


Also known as: Schottland (Deutsch), Escocia (español), Écosse (français), Scozia (Italiano), Szkocja (polski), Escócia (Português), Škotska (Hrvatski), Schotland (Nederlands), Albain (Gaeilge), 蘇格蘭 (正體中文), スコットランド (日本語), 스코틀랜드 (한국어), Scotia (latine)

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Edinburgh

Area: 78,387 km²

Population: 5,404,700

Patron Saints: Saint Andrew (November 30), Saint Margaret of Scotland (November 16)

Saints: 36 Saints, 3 Blesseds

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Religions: Christian 54% (Roman Catholic 19%), Islam 0.9%

Languages: English, Scots (about 30%), Scottish Gaelic (about 60,000)

Motto: In My Defens God Me Defend (Scots) (In my defence God me defend)

Neighbouring Countries: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland, ↖ Iceland Iceland, ↑ Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, ↗ Norway Norway, ↓ Isle of Man Isle of Man, ↓ England England

Circumscriptions (12): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (8), Military Ordinariates (1), Personal Ordinariates (1)

Roman Rite (9): Aberdeen, Argyll and The Isles, Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain, Dunkeld, Galloway, Glasgow, Motherwell, Paisley, Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

Anglican Rite (1): Our Lady of Walsingham

Syro-Malabar Church (1): Great Britain

Ukrainian Church (1): Holy Family of London

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Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Great Britain Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti (65)

Conference of Bishops: Bishops’ Conference of Scotland Link Bishop Hugh Edward Gilbert, O.S.B. (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (78)

as of 2021.06.28

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