Leopoldo S. Tumulak
Leopoldo Sumaylo Tumalak (29 September 1944 – 17 June 2017) was a Filipino Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines He was the incumbent Military Ordinariate of the Philippines since 2005 until his death in 2017.
|The Most Reverend
|Military Ordinariate of the Philippines|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||15 January 2005|
|Term ended||17 June 2017|
|Ordination||20 March 1971|
|Consecration||12 January 1987
by Ricardo Vidal
|Birth name||Leopoldo Sumaylo Tumulak|
|Born||29 September 1944
Santander, Cebu, Philippine Commonwealth
|Died||17 June 2017
San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (1987–1992)
|Motto||"Unitas in Caritate'" (Unity in Love)|
|Coat of arms|
Leopoldo S. Tumulak
|Reference style||His Excellency|
|Spoken style||Your Grace|
Early Life and EducationEdit
Tumalak was born in Santander, Cebu. He went to Mainit Primary School and Santander Elementary School for his primary and elementary education. He studied High School in St. Mary's Academy. He went to study Philosophy in Seminario Menor de San Carlos and Theology in Seminario Major due San Carlos in Cebu. He takes MA in Educational Administration in Colegio due San Jose Recoletos.
Priesthood and Auxiliary BishopEdit
He was ordained as priest on 30 March 1970. Pope John Paul II appointed him as Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu in 1987.
Bishop of TagbilaranEdit
Bishop Tumulak was appointed as Bishop of Tagbilaran on 28 November 1992.
Military Ordinariate of the PhilippinesEdit
Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as Military Ordinariate of the Philippines on 15 January 2005.
- David M. Cheney. "Bishop Leopoldo Sumaylo Tumulak profile". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
- "MOST REV. LEOPOLDO S. TUMULAK, D.D.". cbcponline.net. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
- Christina I. Hermoso (18 June 2017). "Ecclesiastical pastor of military passes away". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 18 June 2017.