Catholic Church in Gibraltar

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Cathedral of St. Mary the Crowned

The Catholic Church in Gibraltar is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are an estimated 23,000 baptised Catholics in Gibraltar, making up 72 percent of the population.[1]

Gibraltar is a single diocese led by the Bishop of Gibraltar and immediately subject to the Holy See. The incumbent, the Right Reverend Carmelo Zammit, who was appointed Bishop of Gibraltar on 24 June 2016 and received episcopal ordination on 8 September 2016,[2] was installed there on 24 September 2016.[3]

Places of worship

The primary centre of Catholic worship in Gibraltar is the Cathedral, but there are also six churches and a shrine.

Cathedrals

Churches

Shrines

References

  1. ^ https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/new/sites/default/files/HMGoG_Documents/Full%20Census%20Report%202012%20FINAL.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bheskett.html
  3. ^ http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=24769

External links

  • Catholic Diocese in Gibraltar


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