Catholic Church in Slovakia

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St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava

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

Around 62%[1] of the total population is Latin (Roman) Catholic and another 3.8% is Greek Catholic. The country is divided into 8 Latin dioceses including 3 archdioceses, and there is also a separate Metropolitan jurisdiction for those of the Byzantine Rite, see Slovak Greek Catholic Church.

Taking the percentage of membership in the Catholic Church as an indicator, Slovakia is the fourth most Catholic Slavic country, after Poland, Croatia and Slovenia.

Cathedral of St Elizabeth, Košice


Roman Catholic[edit]

Greek Catholic[edit]

Catholic organizations[edit]

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  1. ^ "Data from the Slovak Statistical Office 2011" (PDF). 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-14.

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