Roman Catholic Diocese of Digos

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Diocese of Digos
Dioecesis Digosensis
Diyosesis ng Digos
Location
Country Philippians
Ecclesiastical province Davao
Metropolitan Davao
Statistics
Area 3,938 km2 (1,520 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
774,000
657,000 (84.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 5 November 1979
Cathedral Cathedral of Mary, Mother and Mediatrix of Grace in Digos
Patron saint St Isidore the Laborer
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Guillermo Dela Vega Afable
Metropolitan Archbishop Romulo Valles

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Digos (Lat: Dioecesis Digosensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

Erected in 1979, the diocese was created from territory in the Archdiocese of Davao.

The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes, and is currently a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Davao.

The current bishop is Guillermo Dela Vega Afable, appointed in 2003.

The 2 provinces of Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental are under the jurisdiction of this diocese.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Generoso C. Camiña, P.M.E. † (20 Dec 1979 Appointed - 11 Feb 2003 Resigned)
  • Guillermo Dela Vega Afable (11 Feb 2003 Succeeded - )

See also[edit]