Roman Catholicism in Iran

کلیسای کاتولیک روم در ایران

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Roman Catholicism in Iran Definition

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The Catholic Church in Iran is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are about 21,380 Catholics in Iran - out of a total population of about 78.9 million. They follow the Chaldean, Armenian and Latin Rites. Aside from some Iranian citizens, Roman Catholics include foreigners in Iran like Spanish-speaking people (Latin Americans and Spanish), other Europeans, Goan Catholics and Mangalorean Catholics from India, Bangladeshis, and Filipinos. There are also Indian Eastern Catholics of the Syro-Malabar and Syro-Malankara Catholic Churches working in Iran.

Contents
  • 1 Dioceses and Archdioceses
  • 2 Cathedrals
  • 3 Diplomatic relations
  • 4 Related pages
  • 5 References

Dioceses and Archdioceses
  • Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Ispahan/Esfáan
  • Chaldean Catholic Archdiocese of Tehran/Teheran
  • Chaldean Catholic Archdiocese of Urmyā/Rezayeh/Urmia
  • Chaldean Catholic Archeparchy of Ahvaz/Ahwaz
  • Chaldean Catholic Diocese of Salmas/Shahpour
  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Isfahan/Esfáan/Ispahan
Cathedrals
  • Cathedral of the Consolata in Tehran, Iran (Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Isfahan)
  • Cathedral of St. Joseph in Tehran, Iran (Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tehran)
  • Cathedral of St. Mary the Mother of God in Urmia, Iran (Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Urmyā)

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