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Diocese of Catarman

Dioecesis Catarmaniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Emmanuel Celeste Trance, Bishop
  • Angel T. Hobayan, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 December 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Palo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 3,498 (1,351 Square Miles)
  • Description: Northern Samar
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Catholic Center, 6400 Catarman, Northern Samar, Philippines
  • Telephone: (055)251-8174

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 December 1974ErectedDiocese of Catarman (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980357,000371,00096.2%2722912,310132220ap1981
1990364,020468,35777.7%292912,55213721ap1991
1999377,374383,14198.5%3613710,19915321ap2000
2000377,374383,14198.5%381399,67615121ap2001
2001365,967500,63973.1%391409,14913627ap2002
2002365,967500,63973.1%372399,38323327ap2003
2003365,967500,63973.1%401418,92663727ap2004
2004365,967500,63973.1%392418,92623627ap2005
2006380,000520,00073.1%451468,26013727ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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