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Roman Catholic Diocese of Butuan

Diocese of Butuan
Dioecesis Butuanensis
Diyosesis hong Butuan
Cathedral of St Joseph in Butuan
Coat of arms
Location
Country The Philippines
Territory Butuan City, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur
Ecclesiastical province Cagayan de Oro
Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro
Statistics
Area 11,276 km2 (4,354 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
1,441,000
1,136,000 (78.8%)
Parishes 52
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 20 March 1967
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Butuan
Patron of the Universal Church Saint Joseph
Secular priests 109 [1]
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos, DD
Metropolitan Archbishop Antonio Ledesma, DD
Vicar General Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG, STL
Emeritus Bishops Zacharias Cenita Jimenez, DD Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus (2003-2009) Carmelo 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.

The current bishop is Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos, appointed in 1995.

Ordinaries

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 - Present

References

  1. ^ http://www.claretianpublications.com/dioceses/621-diocese-of-butuan

See also

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