Catholic Church in Slovakia

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

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

Slovakia is the third most Catholic Slavic country, after Poland and Croatia.


Catholic organizations[edit]

  • eRko: Catholic children and youth organization, member of Fimcap and CIDSE

See also[edit]


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

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