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Archdiocese of Capiz

Archidioecesis Capicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jose Fuerte Advincula, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 17 January 1976
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 2,663 (1,028 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the civil province of Capiz and the City of Roxas
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, P.O. Box 44, 5800 Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines
  • Telephone: (036)6215-595
  • Fax: 6211-053

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Capiz
27 January 1951ErectedDiocese of Capiz (erected)
Archdiocese of Capiz
17 January 1976ElevatedDiocese of Capiz Archdiocese of Capiz

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Capiz
1958549,528619,53288.7%72727,6322950ap1960
1970721,690803,72689.8%1001007,2163252ap1971
Archdiocese of Capiz
1980503,000537,00093.7%454511,1774322ap1981
1990619,873637,68297.2%63639,8397124ap1991
1999622,437648,37296.0%73738,5268530ap2000
2000638,339669,94795.3%76768,39910230ap2001
2001640,240674,15695.0%84847,62111830ap2002
2002646,853680,89795.0%89897,26812330ap2003
2003655,353694,48994.4%87877,53213226ap2004
2004665,317705,48994.3%90907,39214226ap2005
2006682,360722,79294.4%96967,10713226ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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