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Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose de Antique

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose de Antique (Lat: Dioecesis Sancti Iosephi de Antiquonia) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

Erected in 18 June 1962 as the Territorial Prelature of San Jose de Antique, the prelature was split off from the Archdiocese of Jaro. It comprises the whole province of Antique.

In 15 November 1982, the Prelature was elevated to a full diocese, and became suffragan to the Archdiocese of Jaro.

Currently, the Local Ordinary is the Most Reverend Jose Romeo O. Lazo, D.D.

List of Local Ordinaries

  • Cornelius de Wit, M.H.M. † (12 Apr 1962 Appointed - 9 Aug 1982 Resigned)
  • Raul José Quimpo Martirez (5 Jan 1983 Appointed - 16 Mar 2002 Resigned)
  • Romulo Tolentino de la Cruz (16 Mar 2002 Succeeded - 14 May 2008 Appointed, Bishop of Kidapawan, now
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