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Diocese of Virac

Dioecesis Viracensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 May 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Philippines
  • Square Kilometers: 1,511 (583 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the province of Catanduanes
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Pastoral Center, Virac, 4800 Catanduanes, Philippines
  • Telephone: (052)811-1408
  • Fax: 811-1456

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 May 1974ErectedDiocese of Legazpi Diocese of Virac (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980185,000191,00096.9%22228,409117ap1981
1990185,000189,00097.9%26267,11514617ap1991
1999229,953235,46497.7%422445,226212817ap2000
2000229,904235,46497.6%372395,894212817ap2001
2001202,350213,00095.0%382405,058222717ap2002
2002208,895215,35697.0%371385,497213319ap2003
2003212,800219,38197.0%381395,45623819ap2004
2004216,628223,22597.0%401415,28363819ap2005
2010243,000251,00096.8%484524,673135419ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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