Roman Catholic Diocese of Catarman
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|Diocese of Catarman
Diyosesis han Catarman
|Area||3,498 km2 (1,351 sq mi)|
|(as of 2006)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Established||5 December 1974|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Catarman, Northern Samar|
|Bishop||Emmanuel Celeste Trance|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||John F. Du|
|Emeritus Bishops||Angel T. Hobayan Bishop Emeritus (1975-2005)|
Erected in 1974, the diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Palo.
The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes.
- Angel T. Hobayan (12 Dec 1974 Appointed - 10 Mar 2005 Retired)
- Emmanuel C. Trance (10 Mar 2005 Succeeded - present )