President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines

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President of the
Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
Pangulo ng
Kapulungan ng mga Katolikong Obispo sa Pilipinas
CBCP logo.svg
Incumbent
Romulo Valles

since December 1, 2017
Seat Manila, Philippines
Term length 2 years
Renewable once

The President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (Filipino: Pangulo ng Kapulungan ng mga Katolikong Obispo sa Pilipinas) is the executive head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines.

Like all CBCP officials, the length of the term of the CBCP is two years and can run for a maximum of two terms.[1]

By tradition, the CBCP usually elects the Vice President as the next president.[1]

The President along with the CBCP Permanent Council comes of with a collective decision for the CBCP.[2]

Romulo Valles, Archbishop of Davao is the CBCP President since December 1, 2017.[3]

The following is a list of people who held the post.

List[edit]

Source for Presidents; 1945–2014: CBCP[4]

Name Diocese Tenure
Start End
Gabriel Reyes Archdiocese of Cebu January 1, 1945 December 31, 1949
Archdiocese of Manila January 1, 1950 December 31, 1952
Rufino J. Cardinal Santos Portrait.jpg Rufino Santos Archdiocese of Manila January 1, 1953 December 31, 1956
No image.svg Juan Sison Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia January 1, 1957 December 31, 1960
No image.svg Julio Rosales Archdiocese of Cebu January 1, 1961 December 31, 1965
No image.svg Lino Gonzaga Diocese of Palo January 1, 1966 December 31, 1969
No image.svg Teopisto Alberto Archdiocese of Caceres January 1, 1970 December 31, 1973
No image.svg Julio Cardinal Rosales Archdiocese of Cebu January 1, 1974 November 30, 1977
Cardinal Jaime Sin in 1988.jpg Jaime Cardinal Sin Archdiocese of Manila December 1, 1977 November 30, 1981
Antonio Mabutas Archdiocese of Davao December 1, 1981 November 30, 1984
Cardinal Ricardo Vidal.jpg Ricardo Cardinal Vidal Archdiocese of Cebu December 1, 1985 November 30, 1987
Fr. Leonardo Z. Legaspi, OP.jpg Leonardo Legaspi, OP Archdiocese of Cacares December 1, 1987 November 30, 1991
No image.svg Carmelo Morelos Archdiocese of Zamboanga December 1, 1991 November 30, 1995
Pampangajf3374 11.JPG Oscar Cruz Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan December 1, 1995 November 30, 1999
Orlando Quevedo 2016.jpg Orlando Quevedo, OMI Archdiocese of Cotabato December 1, 1999 November 30, 2003
Fernando Capalla.jpg Fernando Capalla Archdiocese of Davao December 1, 2003 November 30, 2005
Archbishop Angel Lagdameo.jpg Angel Lagdameo Archdiocese of Jaro December 1, 2005 November 30, 2009
No image.svg Nereo Odchimar Diocese of Tandag December 1, 2009 November 30, 2011
No image.svg José S. Palma Archdiocese of Cebu December 1, 2011 November 30, 2013
JfStAugustine4243BPatronalesBaliuagfvf 32.JPG Socrates Villegas Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan December 1, 2013 November 30, 2017
No image.svg Romulo Valles Archdiocese of Davao December 1, 2017[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Valles named as new CBCP chief". Manila Standard. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  2. ^ Antiporda, Jefferson (9 July 2017). "Church, Palace relations expected to improve". Manila Times. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Newly elected CBCP officers". CBCP News. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Presidents of CBCP (1945–2014)" (PDF). CBCP Online. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Newly elected CBCP officers". CBCP News. Retrieved 10 July 2017.