Archdiocese of Caceres

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Archdiocese of Caceres
Map of the Archdiocese of Caceres
Basic data
Country Philippines
Diocesan bishop Rolando Tria Joven Tirona OCD
founding August 14, 1595
surface 3,207 km²
Parishes 92 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Residents 1,772,300 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics 1,686,930 (2016 / AP 2017 )
proportion of 95.2%
Diocesan priest 163 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious priest 24 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics per priest 9,021
Friars 151 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious sisters 244 (2016 / AP 2017 )
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Filipino
cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Suffragan dioceses Diocese of Daet
Diocese of Legazpi
Diocese of Libmanan
Diocese of Masbate
Diocese of Sorsogon
Diocese of Virac

The Archdiocese of Caceres ( lat. : Archidioecesis Cacerensis ) is the Philippines located Roman Catholic Archdiocese based in Naga City .


St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Naga City

The Archdiocese of Caceres was established on August 14, 1595 by Pope Clement VIII with the Apostolic Constitution Super specula militantis Ecclesiae from cessions of territory from the Archdiocese of Manila as the Diocese of Caceres and subordinated to the Archdiocese of Manila as a suffragan . On June 29, 1951, the diocese of Caceres gave up parts of its territory to establish the dioceses of Legazpi and Sorsogon .

The diocese of Caceres was on June 29, 1951 by Pope Pius XII. with the Apostolic Constitution Quo in Philippina Republica raised to the archbishopric. On December 9, 1989, the Archdiocese of Caceres gave up parts of its territory to establish the Territorial Prelature Libmanan .

The Archdiocese of Caceres includes the province of Camarines Sur .


Bishops of Caceres

Archbishops of Caceres

Basilica of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

Important churches

See also

Web links

Commons : Erhzbistum Caceres  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Pius XII: Const. Apost. Quo in Philippina Republica , AAS 44 (1952), n.3, p. 163ff.