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Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 16 February 1963
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 1,565 (604 Square Miles)
  • Description: The central part of the province of Pangasinan
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Jovellanos St., Dagupan City, 2400 Pangasinan, Philippines
  • Telephone: (075)523-5357
  • Fax: 522-1878

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Lingayen
19 May 1928ErectedArchdiocese of Manila (Parts of Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, and Zambales)
Diocese of Nueva Segovia (Parts of Pangasinan and Tarlac)
Diocese of Lingayen (erected)
29 June 1951Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Lingayen (from Manila)
Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
11 February 1954Name ChangedDiocese of Lingayen Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
12 June 1955Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan (Santa Cruz, Candelaria, and Masinloc)
Diocese of San Fernando (Subie, Olongapo, Castillejos, S. Marcellino, S. Antonio, S. Narciso, Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, and Palawig)
Territorial Prelature of Iba (erected)
16 February 1963Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Diocese of San Fernando
Diocese of Cabanatuan (erected)
Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
16 February 1963ElevatedDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
12 January 1985Territory LostArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan (The Holy Cross (Alcalá); St. Louis Bertrand (Asingan); St. Adolfus (Balungao) ; The Holy Child (Binalonan) ; Our Lady of the Nativity (Natividad); St. Jude Thaddeus (Pozorrubio); St. Anthony of Padua (Rosales); St. Bartholomew w (San Manuel) ; Our Lady...) Diocese of Urdaneta (erected)
12 January 1985Territory LostArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan (Saint Catherine of Alexandria (Agno); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Aguilar); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Alaminos); Saint Mark the Evangelist (Alos, Alaminos); Saint Nicholas of Tolentina (Andes); Immaculate Concept. Mary the Virgin (Bani); Saint James ...) Diocese of Alaminos (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lingayen
Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Lingayen
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 22, Page 261, to Page 264
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 44, Page 163, to Page 167
  • Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 46, Page 392, to Page 394


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