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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ilagan

Diocese of Ilagan
Dioecesis Ilaganensis
Diyosesis ng Ilagan
Location
Country Philippines
Ecclesiastical province Tuguegarao
Metropolitan Tuguegarao
Statistics
Area 10,664 km2 (4,117 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,337,110
1,060,689 (79.3%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 21 January 1970
Cathedral Cathedral of St Ferdinand in Ilagan
Patron saint St Ferdinand
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Amangi Nacua
Metropolitan Archbishop Sergio Utleg
Vicar General John Arthur P. Bartolome
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

Erected in 1970, the diocese is a suffragan of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao.

The diocese has had no jurisdictional changes.

The current bishop is Joseph Amangi Nacua, appointed in 2008.

Ordinaries

  • Francisco Raval Cruces † (4 Mar 1970 Appointed - 22 Aug 1973 Appointed, Archbishop of Zamboanga)
  • Miguel Gatan Purugganan † (21 Jan 1974 Appointed - 26 Jul 1999 Resigned)
  • Sergio Lasam Utleg (26 Jul 1999 Succeeded - 13 Nov 2006 Appointed, Bishop of Laoag)
  • Joseph Amangi Nacua, O.F.M. Cap. (10 Jun 2008 Appointed - )

See also

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