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I would like put on a photo of the Cathedral of La Laguna (Tenerife) because it is one of more ancient of Spain while it is the more ancient the Canary Islnds Thank you so much — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tenerifecanarias (talkcontribs) 15:17, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

Proposed moveEdit

I would like to suggest this article be moved to Catholicism in Spain as the terms Iglesia Catolica Romana and Catolico Romano are not used in Spanish. Rather, the use of these terms is a projection of English usage onto another language. Also, the name of the lead WP article has been changed from Roman Catholic Church to Catholic Church according to WP Naming Conventions. --EastmeetsWest (talk) 01:12, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

I think it would be better to move it to Catholic Church in Spain as "Catholicism" raises all sorts of sectarian objections about non-Catholic churches who claim "catholicity". --Richard (talk) 02:05, 11 August 2009 (UTC)
Thank you. Excellent point, Richard. --EastmeetsWest (talk) 02:51, 11 August 2009 (UTC)
How many Western vs Eastern churches are there in Spain? Any ideas? Before sudden changes, how about some research? There are all these proposed re-decorations of title, but how about thinking about that forgotten item called content? History2007 (talk) 22:45, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

Pope Visit 2011Edit

Does this merit a mention? John a s (talk) 22:23, 19 August 2011 (UTC)


I dispute this section's neutrality, especially the area in bold, which seems to show a Pro-Muslim bias.

In 2007, Spain's Islamic Board, which represents a community of 1 million Muslims in Spain, wrote to Pope Benedict XVI requesting authorization to share the Cordoba Cathedral (also called the Mezquita). The Board noted that Muslims were expected to prostrate themselves in prayer in any place of worship that houses a "mihrab," a prayer recess on the wall facing Mecca. Since the "mihrab" in the cathedral was unique by any standards (possibly the finest of all Moorish architecture in Spain), Muslims should feel free to pray there and be afforded a "singularly ecomenical space" by the church. In response to the request, the Bishop of Cordoba, Juan Asenjo Pelegrina, said that the Cordoba diocese was "not against Muslims having a worthy place of worship, just as it also wishes this for Christians living in countries with a Muslim majority," but "the shared use of Cordoba Cathedral by Catholics and Muslims would not contribute to peaceful relations." — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:25, 6 October 2013 (UTC)

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