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Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos (Philippines)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was split off from the Diocese of Bacolod together with the Diocese of Kabankalan in 1987 and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Jaro in Iloilo City. The seat of the cathedral is the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.[1]

Diocese of San Carlos

Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo

Diyosesis sang San Carlos
Diyosesis sa San Carlos
Location
CountryPhilippines
Territory1st and 2nd Congressional District of Negros Occidental, and 4 Places from 1st District of Negros Oriental (Canlaon City, Guihulngan City, Municipality of Vallehermoso, Municipality of La Libertad)
Ecclesiastical provinceJaro
MetropolitanJaro
Statistics
Area3,041 km2 (1,174 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
949,000
840,000 (88.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established30 March 1987
CathedralCathedral of St Charles Borromeo in San Carlos, Negros Occidental
Patron saintSt Charles Borromeo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGerardo Alimane Alminaza
Metropolitan ArchbishopJose Romeo Lazo

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