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Diocese of Masbate

Dioecesis Masbatensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 March 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 7,000 (2,703 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Masbate
  • Mailing Address: Masbate City, 5400 Masbate, Philippines
  • Telephone: (056)33.32.202

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 March 1968ErectedDiocese of Sorsogon Diocese of Masbate (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969312,129425,77573.3%222214,187820ap1971
1980503,755571,54588.1%242420,989821ap1981
1990624,000733,00085.1%303020,8002121ap1991
1999603,555653,85292.3%565610,7772622ap2000
2000603,555653,85292.3%5525710,58823023ap2001
2001631,973685,20192.2%5725910,71123024ap2002
2002631,973685,20192.2%5225411,70322725ap2003
2003631,973685,20192.2%5025212,15322825ap2004
2004631,973685,20192.2%5125311,92423428ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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