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Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Socrates Buenaventura Villegas, Archbishop
  • Oscar V. Cruz, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 16 February 1963
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 1,565 (604 Square Miles)
  • Description: The central part of the province of Pangasinan
  • Official Web Site: http://www.lingayen-dagupan.org/
  • Mailing Address: Jovellanos St., Dagupan City, 2400 Pangasinan, Philippines
  • Telephone: (075)523-53-57
  • Fax: 522-18-78

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lingayen
19 May 1928ErectedDiocese of Lingayen (erected)
Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
11 February 1954Name ChangedDiocese of Lingayen Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
12 June 1955Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Diocese of San Fernando
Territorial Prelature of Iba (erected)
16 February 1963Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Cabanatuan (erected)
16 February 1963Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Diocese of San Fernando
Diocese of Tarlac (erected)
Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
16 February 1963ElevatedDiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
12 January 1985Territory LostArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Alaminos (erected)
12 January 1985Territory LostArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Urdaneta (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lingayen
1950931,4201,263,45673.7%6534999,408184575ap1951
Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
19701,110,2441,386,40880.1%783010810,280308854ap1971*
19801,295,7541,677,62777.2%921710911,887177564ap1981
1990664,785758,99687.6%5417719,363213124ap1991
1999873,2451,057,87582.5%70158510,273272826ap2000
2000873,2451,057,87582.5%70128210,649242826ap2001
2001873,2451,057,87582.5%70138310,521253226ap2002
2002873,2451,057,87582.5%68117911,053293326ap2003
20031,002,5541,215,21782.5%70118112,377183526ap2004
20041,002,0001,215,00082.5%63117413,540293226ap2005

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


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