This page will present the Nicene Creed in several languages as it is proclaimed in Catholic churches all over the world. Please note that different versions of the Creed can exist even within national Churches. Moreover, Eastern rites of the Catholic Church use the Filioque-free version of the Creed, therefore I was satisifed when I found the Orthodox text only.

The compiler does not speak all these languages, so mistakes are very possible. Contributions and corrections are welcome! You can contact me by e-mail or sign my guestbook.

As I promised, this page is evolving into a collection of the Order of the Mass in several languages for Catholics not to feel more comfortable when going to church in countries other than their homeland (provided they bother to learn at least the basics of the local language).

What is known today as the Catholic Profession of Faith was adopted at the Ecumenical Councils of Nicaea (325 AD) and Constantinople (451 AD). The decrees of all the Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church are available at the Hungarian piars' website (

The Apostles' Creed is, according to Catholic Encyclopedia, "a formula containing in brief statements, or "articles," the fundamental tenets of Christian belief, and having for its authors, according to tradition, the Twelve Apostles". I included it, when the Nicene Creed was unavailable.

Anton Bespalov, MMIII-MMIV


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