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Diocese of

Butuan

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,276 km²

Population: 1,177,000 Catholics (78.8% of 1,493,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cagayan de Oro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Malaybalay (↙), Cagayan de Oro (←), Surigao (↑), Tandag (→), Mati (↘), Tagum (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 52 parishes, 104 priests (75 diocesan, 29 religious), 144 lay religious (70 brothers, 74 sisters), 105 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1995.11.27 – ...):Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos (73)Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Butuan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos (73)Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida Pueblos (73)Permalink
(1995.11.27 – ...)

Bishop of Butuan (Philippines)

Born:1943.03.08 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.24

Titular Bishop of Zaba (1985.04.29 – 1987.02.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Davao (Philippines) (1985.04.29 – 1987.02.03)

Bishop of Kidapawan (Philippines) (1987.02.03 – 1995.11.27)

Bishop of Butuan (Philippines) (1995.11.27 – ...)

Archbishop Carmelo Dominador Flores Morelos (85)Bishop Carmelo Dominador Flores Morelos (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1967.04.04 – 1994.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Zamboanga (Philippines)

Born:1930.12.11 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.05

Bishop of Butuan (Philippines) (1967.04.04 – 1994.12.08)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (1991 – 1995)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga (Philippines) (1994.12.08 – 2006.11.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.04.24

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