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Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo

Vicariatus Apostolicus Ioloensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Charlie Malapitan Inzon, O.M.I., Vicar Apostolic
  • Romeo Sombilon Saniel, O.M.I., Apostolic Administrator Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 12 July 1958
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 2,688 (1,038 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Sulu
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, Gandasuli Road Jolo, 7400 Sulu Province, Philippines
  • Telephone: 92.84.50.52.44

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Sulu
28 October 1953SplitTerritorial Prelature of Cotabato and Sulu Territorial Prelature of Cotabato
Prefecture Apostolic of Sulu
Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo
12 July 1958ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Sulu Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo
197010,500400,0002.6%141475017235ap1971
198010,000411,0002.4%10101,00013446ap1981
199017,200537,0003.2%14141,22818399ap1991
199917,922763,2492.3%10101,79210409ap2000
200019,312712,0622.7%11111,75519406ap2001
200123,300913,7502.5%11112,11820384ap2002
200223,902937,3252.6%19102,39017353ap2003
200324,561963,1842.5%110112,23218393ap2004
200425,488999,5352.5%110112,31720423ap2005
201028,9371,101,0002.6%111122,41118345ap2011
201431,6751,675,0261.9%211132,43617275ap2015
201724,8901,736,8681.4%210122,07416226ap2018
202024,3091,540,6401.6%210122,02514196ap2021

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Sulu
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 46, Page 66, and Page 67
  • Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 51, Page 319, and Page 320

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