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Archdiocese of Manila

Archidioecesis Manilensis

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Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 14 August 1595
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 117 (45 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, 121 Arzobispo St., Intramuros, 1099 Manila, Philippines
  • Telephone: (02)405-0093; 527-3955
  • Fax: 527-3850; 527-3955

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Manila
6 February 1579ErectedArchdiocese of México Diocese of Manila (erected)
14 August 1595Territory LostDiocese of Manila Diocese of Nueva Caceres (erected)
Diocese of Cebu (erected)
Diocese of Nueva Segovia (erected)
Archdiocese of Manila
14 August 1595ElevatedDiocese of Manila Archdiocese of Manila
10 April 1910Territory LostDiocese of Nueva Caceres
Archdiocese of Manila
Diocese of Lipa (erected)
19 May 1928Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila
Diocese of Nueva Segovia
Diocese of Lingayen (erected)
11 December 1948Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila Diocese of San Fernando (erected)
25 November 1961Territory LostDiocese of Lipa
Archdiocese of Manila
Diocese of Imus (erected)
25 November 1961Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila Diocese of Malolos (erected)
24 January 1983Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila Diocese of Antipolo (erected)
7 December 2002Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila Diocese of Novaliches (erected)
Diocese of Parañaque (erected)
28 June 2003Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila Diocese of Cubao (erected)
Diocese of Kalookan (erected)
Diocese of Pasig (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Manila

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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