Roman Catholic Diocese of Naval

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Diocese of Naval
Dioecesis Navaliensis
Diyosesis ng Naval
Location
Country Philippines
Ecclesiastical province Palo
Metropolitan Palo
Statistics
Area 1,005 km2 (388 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
315,846
300,421 (95.1%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 29 November 1988
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in Naval, Biliran
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Filomeno Gonzales Bactol
Metropolitan Archbishop John F. Du
Vicar General Silas Florencio

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

Erected in 1988, the diocese was created from territory in both the Archdiocese of Palo, to which the diocese remains a suffragan.

The first and only bishop is Filomeno Gonzales Bactol, appointed in 1988.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Filomeno Gonzales Bactol (29 Nov 1988 Appointed - )

See also[edit]