Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa

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Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa
Apostolicus Vicariatus Portus Principis in Philippins
Apostolic Vicariate ng Puerto Princesa
Immaculate conception Cathedral Parish in the Apostoloc Vicariate of Puerto Princesa.jpg
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Location
Country Philippines
Territory Palawan
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 8,552 km2 (3,302 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
612,014
419,768 (68.6%)
Parishes 25
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 April 1955
Cathedral Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Secular priests 43
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Apostolic Vicar Pedro D. Arigo
Vicar General Jesus G. delos Reyes
Map
Jurisdiction of the Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa.
Jurisdiction of the Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa.
Source of statistics: "Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa". Diocesan Directory. UCANews. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 

Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa is an apostolic vicariate in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the Philippines. As an apostolic vicariate in the Catholic Church hierarchy, it operates like a diocese and is headed by a bishop. Its cathedral is the Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish in Puerto Princesa.

The current bishop is Pedro D. Arigo. There have been two previous bishops, Gregorio Espiga Y Infante, OAR (1953-1987) and Francisco C. San Diego, D.D. (1987-1995).[1]

The Catholic Church in the Philippines is organized into 72 dioceses in 16 Ecclesiastical Provinces, as well as 7 Apostolic Vicariates and a Military Ordinariate.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa". Diocesan Directory. UCANews. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 

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