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Catholic Church

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Republic of the Philippines (Philippines)

Philippines

Also known as: Philippinen (Deutsch), Filipinas (español, Português), les Philippines (français), Filippine (Italiano), Filipiny (polski), 菲律賓 (正體中文), フィリピン (日本語), Philippinae (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Manila

Population: 107,668,231

Area: 298,170 km²

Patron Saints: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe

Religions: Catholic 82.9% (Roman Catholic 80.9%, Aglipayan 2%), Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1%

Languages: Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan

Motto: Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan at Makabansa (Tagalog) (For God, People, Nature and Country)

Neighbouring Countries: Malaysia Malaysia, ↖ China China, ↑ Taiwan Taiwan, ↓ Indonesia Indonesia


Circumscriptions (86): Metr. Archdioceses (16), Dioceses (58), Territorial Prelatures (4), Military Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (7)


Roman Rite (86): Alaminos, Antipolo, Bacolod, Baguio, Balanga, Bangued, Batanes, Bayombong, Boac, Bontoc–Lagawe, Borongan, Butuan, Cabanatuan, Caceres, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Calbayog, Capiz, Catarman, Cebu, Cotabato, Cubao, Daet, Davao, Digos, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Gumaca, Iba, Ilagan, Iligan, Imus, Infanta, Ipil, Isabela, Jaro, Jolo, Kabankalan, Kalibo, Kalookan, Kidapawan, Laoag, Legazpi, Libmanan, Lingayen–Dagupan, Lipa, Lucena, Maasin, Malaybalay, Malolos, Manila, Marawi, Marbel, Masbate, Mati, Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, Naval, Novaliches, Nueva Segovia, Ozamis, Pagadian, Palo, Parañaque, Pasig, Puerto Princesa, Romblon, San Carlos, San Fernando, San Fernando de La Union, San Jose de Antique, San Jose de Nueva Ecija, San Jose in Mindoro, San Pablo, Sorsogon, Surigao, Tabuk, Tagbilaran, Tagum, Talibon, Tandag, Tarlac, Taytay, Tuguegarao, Urdaneta, Virac, Zamboanga


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (2 electors/4 total): Cardinal Orlando Beltran Quevedo, O.M.I. (78)Quevedo (78), Cardinal Gaudencio Borbon Rosales (84)Rosales (84), Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle (59)Tagle (59), Cardinal Ricardo Jamin Vidal (86)Vidal (86) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (93), Basilicas Basilicas (13), National Shrines National Shrines (22), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (5)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Philippines Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto (65)

Conference of Bishops: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) LinkLink Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (56)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (72)


as of 2017.06.18

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