Roman Catholic Diocese of Bangued
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|Diocese of Bangued
Diyosesis ti Bangued
|Ecclesiastical province||Nueva Segovia|
|Metropolitan||Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia|
|Area||3,975 km2 (1,535 sq mi)|
|(as of 2012)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Established||12 June 1955|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of St James the Graeter in Bangued, Abra|
|Patron saint||St. James the Great|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Marlo Mendoza Peralta|
|Vicar General||Pablo Nilo Peig|
|Emeritus Bishops||Cesar C. Raval Bishop Emeritus of Bangued |
The diocese was erected as a territorial prelature in 1955.
In 1982, the prelature was elevated to a full diocese, and became suffragan to the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia.
The current bishop is Leopoldo Corpuz Jaucian, appointed in 2006.