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Diocese of Bacolod

Dioecesis Bacolodensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 July 1932
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jaro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 2,019 (779 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, Rizal St., 6100 Bacolod City, Philippines
  • Telephone: (034)432-2181; 434-5916
  • Fax: 434-5916

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 July 1932ErectedDiocese of Cebu
Diocese of Jaro
Diocese of Bacolod (erected)
30 March 1987Territory LostDiocese of Bacolod Diocese of Kabankalan (erected)
30 March 1987Territory LostDiocese of Bacolod Diocese of San Carlos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950961,6281,218,50778.9%31498012,02078155ap1951
1958702,119847,34382.9%3357907,801379439ap1960
19701,268,480.0%2363805923033ap1971
19801,345,5941,619,00083.1%89641538,794112518572ap1981
1990904,1811,023,05888.4%69391088,372110414758ap1991
19981,034,3361,254,48182.5%94561506,89519816065ap2001
20011,034,3361,254,48182.5%97561536,76019816065ap2002
2002927,6971,236,92975.0%94481426,53313020265ap2003
20031,018,1471,357,52975.0%100481486,87911318165ap2004
20041,076,7831,252,07386.0%98501487,27514020466ap2005
20061,091,6681,307,38883.5%110541646,6569916169ap2007
20121,211,0001,474,00082.2%102391418,5889219370ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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