Armorial Bearings of the RC Diocese of Reykjavik

Marcus Karlsson
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Armorial Bearings of the RC Diocese of Reykjavik

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 21 Apr 2016, 20:58

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Armorial Bearings of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Reykjavik, Iceland. As done by Salman Diweny on Wikimedia Commons.

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Chris Green
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Re: Armorial Bearings of the RC Diocese of Reykjavik

Postby Chris Green » 21 Apr 2016, 21:27

This must be one of the smallest RC dioceses in the whole world, with less than 12,000 faithful, two-thirds of whom are temporary residents. The fleur-de-lis probably commemorates the fact that Roman Catholicism was re-introduced to Iceland by French priests in the 1850s.
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Re: Armorial Bearings of the RC Diocese of Reykjavik

Postby Michael F. McCartney » 23 Apr 2016, 19:22

Beautifully simple arms!
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