Roman Catholic Diocese of Tagbilaran

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Diocese of Tagbilaran
Dioecesis Tagbilaranus
Diyosesis ng Tagbilaran
Tagbilaran Coat of Arms.gif
Location
Territory Bohol
Ecclesiastical province Cebu
Metropolitan Cebu
Statistics
Area 1,734 km2 (670 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
686,000
610,000 (88.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph the Worker in Tagbilaran
Patron saint Saint Joseph
Saint Roch
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Leonardo Y. Medroso
Metropolitan Archbishop Jose S. Palma
Website
Website of the Diocese
St. Joseph the Worker Cathedral Tagbilaran City, Bohol

The Diocese of Tagbilaran is one of the 72 ecclesiastical territories called dioceses of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. It is one of 2 dioceses in the province of Bohol and is part of the ecclesiastical province of the Archdiocese of Cebu. The Diocese of Tagbilaran was established on November 8, 1941.[1]

Most Rev. Leonardo Y. Medroso, D.D was named bishop on December 14, 2006.[1] Medroso is the 6th bishop of the diocese of Tagbilaran.[2] He succeeded the former bishop and diocesan administrator Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak, D.D. [2]

St. Joseph the Worker Cathedral Tagbilaran City, Bohol

Bishops of Tagbilaran[edit]

No. Picture Name From Until
1st Julio Rosales.jpg Most Rev. Julio Rosales, D.D. † June 29, 1946 December 17, 1949
2nd Most Rev. Manuel M. Mascariñas, D.D. † November 12, 1951 1976
3rd Bishop Onesimo Gordoncillo.jpg Most Rev. Onesimo Cadiz Gordoncillo, D.D † July 3, 1976 June 18, 1986
4th Bishop Felix Zafra.jpg Most Rev. Felix S. Zafra, D.D † October 20, 1986 April 21, 1992
5th Leopoldo S. Tumulak.jpg Most Rev. Leopoldo Tumulak, D.D November 28, 1992 January 15, 2005
6th Leonardo Y. Medroso.png Most Rev. Leonardo Y. Medroso, D.D October 17, 2006 Present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bishop Medroso assumes Dec. 14". Bohol Chronicle. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "Vatican appoints Bishop Medroso". Bohol Chronicle. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. 

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