Roman Catholic Diocese of Bayombong

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Diocese of Bayombong
Dioecesis Bayombongensis
Diyosesis ng Bayombong
Bayombong Cathedral 2.jpg
Location
Country Philippines
Ecclesiastical province Tuguegarao
Metropolitan Tuguegarao
Statistics
Area 6,961 km2 (2,688 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
597,000
421,000 (70.5%)
Parishes 20
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Dominic in Bayombong
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ramon B. Villena
Metropolitan Archbishop Sergio Utleg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bayombong (Lat: Dioecesis Bayombongensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The current bishop is Ramon B. Villena, appointed in 1986.

History[edit]

Erected in 1966, as the territorial prelature of Bayombong, the prelature was elevated to a full diocese in 1982. The diocese is a suffragan of the Diocese of Tuguegarao.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Albert van Overbeke, C.I.C.M. † (18 Nov 1966 Appointed - 15 Sep 1986 Resigned)
  • Ramon B. Villena (15 Sep 1986 Succeeded - )

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