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Diocese of Maasin

Dioecesis Maasinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Precioso D. Cantillas, S.D.B., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 March 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cebu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 2,505 (967 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://thedioceseofmaasin.com/
  • Mailing Address: Asuncion, P.O. Box 054, Maasin, 6600 Southern Leyte, Philippines
  • Telephone: (053)381-2033
  • Fax: 570-9215

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 March 1968ErectedDiocese of Palo Diocese of Maasin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969347,000375,00092.5%2810389,131112025ap1971
1980444,519479,25592.8%3654110,84152827ap1981
1990504,652557,53790.5%363614,0189130ap1991
1999565,438633,02689.3%562589,74828841ap2000
2000621,391691,88789.8%5525710,901213541ap2001
2001551,732605,90191.1%57579,67911841ap2002
2002559,828614,53491.1%59599,48812341ap2003
2003567,233624,72090.8%62629,14813141ap2004
2004572,905630,96690.8%66668,68011041ap2005

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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