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Diocese of

Butuan

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,276 km²

Population: 1,216,000 Catholics (78.8% of 1,543,560 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cagayan de Oro

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 52 parishes, 108 priests (77 diocesan, 31 religious), 173 lay religious (72 brothers, 101 sisters), 69 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Butuan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan de Dios Mataflorida PueblosPermalink
(1995.11.27 – 2017.10.21)

Sic luceat lux vestra in nos

Born:1943.03.08 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.24
Died:2017.10.21 († 74)

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 – 2017.10.21)

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

Ego veni ut serviamus tibi

Born:1930.12.11 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.05
Died:2016.09.17 († 85)

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 2017.11.01

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