John F. Du
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|The Most Reverend
John F. Du
|Archbishop of Palo|
Du in 2015
|Installed||February 25, 2012|
|Predecessor||Jose S. Palma|
|Other posts||Bishop of Dumaguete|
|Ordination||1 June 1979|
|Consecration||6 January 1998|
|Birth name||John Forrosuelo Du|
October 18, 1954 |
Bantayan, Cebu, Philippines
John Forrosuelo Du, D.D. (born October 18, 1954 in Bantayan, Cebu), is a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. He is the Archbishop of Palo in Leyte, Philippines. He was appointed to a previously vacant see left by the elevation of archbishop Jose S. Palma to the Archdiocese of Cebu.
John Forrosuelo Du
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
|Posthumous style||not applicable|
John Du was appointed Bishop of Timici. He was ordained priest of Cebu, Philippines on June 1, 1979 after obtaining degrees in philosophy and theology from the San Carlos Seminary College in Cebu and the Divine Word Seminary in Tagaytay City.
In 1997, Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu. He was named Bishop of Dumaguete on April 21, 2001. In 2012 he was CBCP treasurer and chair of the CBCP Pension Plan. The archdiocese of Palo had 1.2 million Catholics as of 2004 and its suffragan dioceses include Borongan, Calbayog, Catarman and Naval.
Archbishop of Palo
- Profile, catholic-hierarchy.org; accessed 20 September 2016.
|Catholic Church titles|
Jose S. Palma
|Archbishop of Palo
February 25, 2012 - Present