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    Catholic church in Tehran (2011)

    The Catholic Church in Iran is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are about 21,380 Catholics in Iran - out of a total population of about 78.9 million. They follow the Chaldean, Armenian and Latin Rites. Aside from some Iranian citizens, Roman Catholics include foreigners in Iran like Spanish-speaking people (Latin Americans and Spanish), other Europeans, Goan Catholics and Mangalorean Catholics from India, Bangladeshis, and Filipinos. There are also Indian Eastern Catholics of the Syro-Malabar and Syro-Malankara Catholic Churches working in Iran.

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