Roman Catholic Diocese of Tandag

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Diocese of Tandag
Dioecesis Tandagensis
Diyosesis ng Tandag
Country Philippians
Ecclesiastical province Cagayan de Oro
Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro
Area 4,862 km2 (1,877 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
484,004 (80%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 June 1978
Cathedral Cathedral of San Nicholas of Tolentino in Tandag
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Nereo P. Odchimar
Metropolitan Archbishop Antonio Ledesma
Emeritus Bishops Ireneo A. Amantillo Bishop Emeritus (1978-2001)
Website of the Diocese

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

Erected in 1978, the diocese was created from territory in the Diocese of Surigao.

The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.

The current bishop is Nereo P. Odchimar, appointed in 2001.


  • Ireneo A. Amantillo, C.SS.R. (6 Sep 1978 Appointed - 18 Oct 2001 Resigned)
  • Nereo P. Odchimar (18 Oct 2001 Appointed - )

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