Roman Catholicism in Algeria

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Map of Algerian dioceses

The Roman Catholic Church in Algeria is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

The country is divided into four dioceses, including one archdiocese.

During French colonial rule, the Catholic population of Algeria peaked at over one million, but most of these left following Algeria's independence in 1962. There are now about 83,000 Catholics residing in the country.

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