Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rhodes

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Archdiocese of Rhodes
Archidioecesis Rhodiensis
Αρχιεπισκοπή Ρόδου
Location
Country Greece
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 2,714 km2 (1,048 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
150,000
2,000 (1.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 March 1928
Cathedral Cathedral of St Francis of Assisi
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sede vacante
Apostolic Administrator Nikolaos Foskolos

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rhodes (Latin: Archidioecesis Rhodiensis) is an archdiocese located in the island of Rhodes in Greece.

The former cathedral of "Our Lady of the Castle" was turned into a mosque during the Ottoman period and is now a museum.

History[edit]

  • March 28, 1928: Established as Archdiocese of Rhodos

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