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Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia

Archidioecesis Novae Segobiae

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  • Marlo Mendoza Peralta, Archbishop
  • Ernesto Antolin Salgado, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 29 June 1951
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 2,580 (996 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Ilocos Sur
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  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Vigan City, 2700 Ilocos Sur, Philippines
  • Telephone: (077)722-2018; 632-0783

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Nueva Segovia
14 August 1595ErectedDiocese of Manila Diocese of Nueva Caceres (erected)
Diocese of Cebu (erected)
Diocese of Nueva Segovia (erected)
10 April 1910Territory LostDiocese of Nueva Segovia Diocese of Tuguegarao (erected)
19 May 1928Territory LostArchdiocese of Manila
Diocese of Nueva Segovia
Diocese of Lingayen (erected)
15 July 1932Territory LostDiocese of Nueva Segovia Prefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (erected)
6 June 1936Territory LostDiocese of Nueva Segovia (Langanan, Zimigiii, Cayapa, and area near river Malig) Diocese of Tuguegarao
Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia
29 June 1951ElevatedDiocese of Nueva Segovia Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia
12 June 1955Territory LostArchdiocese of Nueva Segovia (Abra) Territorial Prelature of Bangued (erected)
5 June 1961Territory LostArchdiocese of Nueva Segovia (Provinces of Burui and Rutana) Diocese of Laoag (erected)
19 January 1970Territory LostArchdiocese of Nueva Segovia (La Union) Diocese of San Fernando de La Union (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Nueva Segovia
Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Nueva Segovia
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 114
  • Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 44, Page 163, to Page 167
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 94, Page 499, and Page 500


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