Archdiocese of Crete

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Archdiocese of Crete may refer to the following ecclesiastical jurisdictions on Crete, the largest island of Greece :

  • the hierarchically chief see of the present Eastern Orthodox Church of Crete, which is semi-autonomous (self-governing) under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and further comprises eight Metropolitanates
  • its suppressed Latin Catholic Metropolitan counterpart on Crete (also called Candia or La Canea after its see), restored but demoted as present Roman Catholic Diocese of Crete with see at Chania