Roman Catholic Diocese of Tandag

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Diocese of Tandag
Dioecesis Tandagensis
Diyosesis ng Tandag
Location
Country Philippines
Territory Surigao del Sur
Ecclesiastical province Cagayan de Oro
Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro
Deaneries 1.Immaculate Conception Vicariate 2.San Nicolas de Tolentino Vicariate 3.Mother of Mercy Vicariate 4.St.Vincent de Paul Vicariate
Statistics
Area 4,862 km2 (1,877 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
605,005
484,004 (80%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 June 1978
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino in Tandag
Patron saint San Nicolas de Tolentino
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Nereo P. Odchimar
Metropolitan Archbishop Antonio Ledesma
Emeritus Bishops Ireneo A. Amantillo Bishop Emeritus (1978-2001)
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

Erected in 1978, the diocese was created from territory in the Diocese of Surigao.

The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.

The current bishop is Nereo P. Odchimar, appointed in 2001.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Most Rev. Ireneo A. Amantillo, C.SS.R. (6 Sep 1978 Appointed - 18 Oct 2001 Resigned)
  • Most Rev. Nereo P. Odchimar (18 Oct 2001 Appointed - )
  • Rev. Msgr. Isidro H. Irizari, PC, VG
  • Rev. Msgr. Arturo P. Langit, EV
  • Rev. Msgr. Jaime B. Panares, EV

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