Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

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Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro
Basic data
Country Philippines
Diocesan bishop José Araneta Cabantan
Emeritus diocesan bishop Antonio Ledesma SJ
founding 1933
surface 3,799 km²
Parishes 62 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Residents 1,435,098 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics 1,075,773 (2016 / AP 2017 )
proportion of 75%
Diocesan priest 109 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious priest 56 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics per priest 6,520
Permanent deacons 1 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Friars 95 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious sisters 204 (2016 / AP 2017 )
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Filipino
cathedral St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral
address Archbishop's Residence
P.O. Box 113
Fernandez St., Brgy. 1
9000 Cagayan de Oro City
Suffragan dioceses Diocese of Butuan
Diocese of Malaybalay
Diocese of Surigao
Diocese of Tandag

The Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro ( lat. : Archidioecesis Cagayana ) is the Philippines located Roman Catholic Archdiocese based in Cagayan de Oro .


The diocese of Cagayan de Oro was founded on January 20, 1933 by Pope Pius XI. Erected from cessions of territory by the Zamboanga diocese It was subordinated to the Archdiocese of Cebu as a suffragan . His area included

On June 3, 1939, the diocese of Cagayan de Oro gave up the provinces of Surigao and Agusan to establish the diocese of Surigao . Another cession took place on January 27, 1951, when the province of Misamis Occidental and the southern part of the province of Lano were given to the establishment of the Territorial Prelature Ozamis .

On June 29, 1951, the diocese of Cagayan de Oro was raised to the archbishopric. Its territory currently includes the provinces of Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon .


St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral

Bishops of Cagayan de Oro

Archbishops of Cagayan de Oro

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