Catholic Church in Spain
|Spanish: Iglesia Católica en España|
|Primate||Francisco Cerro Chaves|
|Founder||Apostles James and Paul|
|Origin||1st century |
Hispania, Roman Empire
|Separations||Protestantism in Spain|
Palmarian Catholic Church
History[change | change source]
Roman Catholicism in Spain dates back to the Roman Empire, at that time the Iberian Peninsula was known as Hispania. After 410 AD, Spain was taken over by the Visigoths and they brought Arianism to the region.
The Reconquista was the long period of Spanish history by which the Catholics reconquered Spain from Islamic rule. The Spanish Inquisition was created in 1478 to complete the religious purification of the Iberian Peninsula.
Gallery[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- The top 10 most Catholic countries in the world
- "ESPAÑA. HISTORIA DE LA IGLESIA". mercaba.org. Retrieved 2022-05-20.