Roman Catholic Diocese of Butuan

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Diocese of Butuan

Dioecesis Butuanensis

Diyosesis hong Butuan
Phils Agusan DN Butuan City St Joseph Cathedral.JPG
Cathedral of St Joseph in Butuan
Diocese of Butuan Seal.jpg
Coat of arms
Country Philippines
TerritoryButuan City, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur
Ecclesiastical provinceCagayan de Oro
MetropolitanCagayan de Oro
Area11,276 km2 (4,354 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
1,136,000 (78.8%)
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established20 March 1967
CathedralCathedral of St Joseph in Butuan
Patron of the Universal ChurchSaint Joseph
Secular priests109 [1]
Current leadership
BishopSede Vacante
Metropolitan ArchbishopAntonio Ledesma, DD
Vicar GeneralMsgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG, STL
Emeritus BishopsCarmelo Dominador Flores Morelos, DD, JCD, STL, PhL Bishop of the Diocese (1967-1994)

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

Erected in 1967, the diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.


Bishop Period in Office
1. Carmelo D.F. Morelos, DD, JCD, STL, PhL 4 April 1967 - 8 December 1994
2. Juan de Dios M. Pueblos, DD. 27 November 1995 - 21 October 2017-Died


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-27. Retrieved 2014-05-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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Coordinates: 8°56′52″N 125°32′35″E / 8.9477°N 125.5430°E / 8.9477; 125.5430