Who started the Church of Ireland?

Church of Ireland
Founder Saint Patrick
Origin Circa 433 AD
Separated from Roman Catholic Church in 1534
Members 375,400

Are there more Catholic or Protestant in Ireland?

The predominant religion in the Republic of Ireland is Christianity, with the largest church being the Catholic Church. … Other significant Protestant denominations are the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, followed by the Methodist Church in Ireland.

Who is the archbishop of Ireland?

Eamon Martin

The Most Reverend Dr Eamon Martin KC*HS
Archbishop of Armagh Primate of All Ireland
Martin in 2019
Church Roman Catholic Church
Archdiocese Armagh

Which half of Ireland is Catholic?

Ireland is split between the Republic of Ireland (predominantly Catholic) and Northern Ireland (predominantly Protestant).

Is Belfast more Catholic or Protestant?

In the Belfast City Council and Derry and Strabane District Council areas, the figures at ward level vary from 95% Protestant to 99% Catholic.

List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in.

District Belfast
Catholic 48.8%
Protestant and other Christian 42.5%
Other 8.7%

What percentage of the population of Northern Ireland is Catholic?

Like Great Britain (but unlike most of the Republic of Ireland), Northern Ireland has a plurality of Protestants (48% of the resident population are either Protestant, or brought up Protestant, while 45% of the resident population are either Catholic, or brought up Catholic, according to the 2011 census) and its people …

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