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Archdiocese of Cebu

Archidioecesis Nominis Iesu o Caebuanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Jose Serofia Palma, Archbishop
  • Emilio Layon Bataclan, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Ricardo Jamin Vidal, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Antonio Racelis Rañola, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 28 April 1934
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 5,088 (1,965 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Chancery, P.O. Box 52, Cardinal Rosales Pastoral Center, Cor. P. Gomez and P. Burgos Sts., 6000 Cebu City, Philippines
  • Telephone: (032)254.1861; 253.0123

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Cebu
14 August 1595ErectedDiocese of Manila Diocese of Cebu (erected)
10 April 1910Territory LostDiocese of Cebu (Provinces of Samar and Leyte) Diocese of Calbayog (erected)
10 April 1910Territory LostDiocese of Cebu
Diocese of Jaro
Diocese of Zamboanga (erected)
15 July 1932Territory LostDiocese of Cebu
Diocese of Jaro
Diocese of Bacolod (erected)
Archdiocese of Cebu
28 April 1934ElevatedDiocese of Cebu Archdiocese of Cebu

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Cebu
19501,112,2641,122,13299.1%74601348,300598764ap1951
19581,139,0001,169,08197.4%103851886,05810518971ap1960
19701,733,0771,810,00095.8%1381302686,46614930789ap1971
19801,998,2092,326,00085.9%1471342817,111190426105ap1981
19902,285,0002,570,00088.9%1931383316,903314528119ap1991
19992,733,2903,159,64886.5%2652375025,444417818135ap2000
20002,787,9563,222,84186.5%2752265015,564465879136ap2001
20012,815,8363,255,07086.5%2772124895,758471988137ap2002
20022,843,9943,287,62186.5%2832865694,998556990138ap2003
20032,872,4343,320,49786.5%2932995924,852641995138ap2004
20043,268,0813,652,54689.5%2992905895,548607927138ap2005
20063,415,0003,789,00090.1%2924467384,6277441,020137ap2007

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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