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Diocese of Romblon

Dioecesis Rombloniensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 December 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Capiz
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 1,567 (605 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, Villa del Mar, Suwa, Lonos, Romblon City, 5500 Romblon, Philippines
  • Telephone: (0939)927-0116

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 December 1974ErectedDiocese of Capiz
Vicariate Apostolic of Calapan
Diocese of Romblon (erected)
17 January 1976Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Romblon (from Jaro)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980166,328195,68085.0%171189,2402715ap1981
1990194,150229,76484.5%24248,0891621ap1991
1998184,388290,13863.6%331345,42313425ap2001
2001170,123227,53274.8%321335,15512125ap2002
2002196,175264,03474.3%381395,03013726ap2003
2003189,425264,08171.7%341355,41222526ap2004
2004192,128264,35172.7%322345,65023526ap2005
2010258,176312,00082.7%352376,97725226ap2011
2014315,642410,86776.8%371388,30644726ap2015

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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