Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union (Latin: Dioecesis Ferdinandopolitana ab Unione) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was established in 1970 from the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia.[1]

Diocese of San Fernando de La Unión

Dioecesis Ferdinandopolitana ab Unione

Diyosesis ng San Fernando de La Union
Diócesis de San Fernando de La Unión
Facade of the Saint William the Hermit Cathedral.jpg
Diocese of San Fernando Coat of Arms.svg
Coat of arms
Location
CountryPhilippines
TerritoryLa Union
Ecclesiastical provinceLingayen-Dagupan
MetropolitanLingayen-Dagupan
Statistics
Area1,493 km2 (576 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
760,000
654,000 (86.1%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established19 January 1970
CathedralCathedral-Parish of St. William the Hermit
Patron saintSt. William the Hermit
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopDaniel Oca Presto
Metropolitan ArchbishopSocrates B. Villegas
Bishops emeritusRodolfo Fontiveros Beltran
Website
Website of the Diocese

OrdinariesEdit

  • Victorino Cristobal Ligot, DD: 6 Feb. 1970 - 18 Sep. 1980
  • Salvador Lazo Lazo, DD: 20 Jan. 1981 - 28 May 1993
  • Antonio Realubin Tobias, DD: 28 May 1993 - 25 Nov. 2003
  • Artemio Lomboy Rillera, DD: 1 Apr. 2005 - 13 Nov. 2011
  • Rodolfo Fontiveros Beltran, DD: 30 Oct. 2012 – 17 Jun. 2017
  • Daniel O. Presto, DD: 9 May 2018 – present

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