Roman Catholic Diocese of Bangued

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Diocese of Bangued

Dioecesis Banguedensis

Diyosesis ti Bangued
Location
Country Philippines
TerritoryAbra
Ecclesiastical provinceNueva Segovia
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Nueva Segovia
Statistics
Area3,975 km2 (1,535 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
274,000
221,968 (81%)
Parishes22
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established12 June 1955
CathedralCathedral of St James the Greater in Bangued, Abra
Patron saintSt. James the Great
Secular priests41
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopLeopoldo Jaucian
Metropolitan ArchbishopMarlo Mendoza Peralta
Vicar GeneralPablo Nilo Peig

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bangued (Lat: Dioecesis Banguedensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.[1]

The current bishop is Leopoldo Corpuz Jaucian, appointed in 2006.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Bangued". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.

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Coordinates: 17°35′45″N 120°37′01″E / 17.5957°N 120.6170°E / 17.5957; 120.6170