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Diocese of Surigao

Dioecesis Surigensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 June 1939
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 3,739 (1,444 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Surigao del Norte
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Villa San Miguel, km 2, 8400 Surigao City, Philippines
  • Telephone: (086)826.13.16
  • Fax: 826.24.33

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 June 1939ErectedDiocese of Cagayan de Oro (Provinces of Suigao and Agusan) Diocese of Surigao (erected)
16 June 1978Territory LostDiocese of Surigao Diocese of Tandag (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950340,000391,40086.9%350536,415502529ap1951
1970392,000462,55484.7%1329429,333302930ap1971
1980293,540378,37077.6%3212412,230311230ap1981
1990363,000443,61681.8%1225379,810404735ap1991
1999412,860515,60880.1%3133646,450333930ap2000
2000421,480524,92080.3%3435696,108353730ap2001
2001482,160597,00080.8%3330637,653303930ap2002
2002409,203481,41685.0%2324478,706243328ap2003
2003409,203481,41685.0%2122439,516223328ap2004
2004414,608529,66678.3%2222449,422222831ap2005
2010564,000601,00093.8%33235610,071233129ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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