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Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos

Diocese of San Carlos
Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo
Diyosesis ng San Carlos
Country Philippians
Ecclesiastical province Jaro
Metropolitan Jaro
Area 3,041 km2 (1,174 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
840,000 (88.5%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 30 March 1987
Cathedral Cathedral of St Charles Borromeo in San Carlos, Negros Occidental
Patron saint St Charles Borromeo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gerardo Alimane Alminaza
Metropolitan Archbishop Angel Lagdameo
Emeritus Bishops Nicolas M. Mondejar Bishop Emeritus (1987-2001)
Salvador T. Modesto Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus (1987-2005)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was split off from the Diocese of Bacolod together with the Diocese of Kabankalan in 1987 and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Jaro in Iloilo City. The seat of the cathedral is the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.


  • Nicolas M. Mondejar (November 21, 1987 - July 25, 2001)
  • Most Rev. Jose F. Advincula, D.D. (July 25, 2001 - November 9, 2011); named Archbishop-elect of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Capiz, the Philippines
  • Rev. Fr. Daniel Patrick Parcon, as Diocese Administrator
  • Most Rev. Salvador T. Modesto, D.D., (Auxiliary Bishop) (June 25, 1988–present)
  • Gerardo Alminaza (September 14, 2013 - present)

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