Roman Catholic Diocese of Urdaneta

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Urdaneta (Latin: Dioecesis Urdanetensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was established in 1985 from the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan.

Diocese of Urdaneta

Dioecesis Urdanetensis

Diosis na Urdaneta
Diocesis ti Urdaneta
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Cathedral of Urdaneta
Location
CountryPhilippines
TerritoryEastern Pangasinan (Alcala, Asingan, Balungao, Binalonan, Natividad, Pozorrubio, Rosales, San Manuel, San Nicolas, San Quintin, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Sison, Tayug, Umingan, Urdaneta, Villasis)
Ecclesiastical provinceLingayen-Dagupan
MetropolitanLingayen-Dagupan
Statistics
Area1,616 km2 (624 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
703,000
594,670 (84.6%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established12 January 1985
CathedralCathedral-Parish of the Immaculate Conception
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJacinto Agcaoili Jose
Metropolitan ArchbishopSocrates B. Villegas

OrdinariesEdit

  • Pedro de Guzman Magugat, DD: 22 Apr 1985 - 5 May 1990)
  • Jesús Castro Galang, DD: 7 Dec 1991 - 6 Sep 2004
  • Jacinto Agcaoili José, DD: 21 Sep 2005–present

Affiliated Bishop/s from the Diocese of UrdanetaEdit

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