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Diocese of Laoag

Dioecesis Laoagensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Renato Pine Mayugba, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 June 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 3,386 (1,307 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Ilocos Norte
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, P. Gomez St., P.O. Box 12, Laoag City, 2900 Ilocos Norte, Philippines
  • Telephone: (077)770-5210
  • Fax: 772-1805

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 June 1961ErectedDiocese of Laoag (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970151,346345,71343.8%364403,78354222ap1971
1980298,807393,89275.9%266329,33763522ap1981
1990371,026573,05364.7%328409,275177022ap1991
1999426,554637,29166.9%394439,919710122ap2000
2000434,635646,09367.3%434479,24779923ap2001
2001441,022658,45467.0%4044410,023510123ap2002
2002441,022658,45467.0%635686,48598923ap2003
2003322,425531,50960.7%446506,44866623ap2004
2004441,022658,45467.0%445499,00079527ap2005
2013472,551710,38666.5%469558,591107029ap2014

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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