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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Capiz

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 2,663 km²

Population: 777,999 Catholics (93.1% of 835,457 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Kalibo, Romblon

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Jose de Antique (↙), Kalibo (←), Masbate (↗), Jaro (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Statistics: 35 parishes, 27 missions, 99 priests (97 diocesan, 2 religious), 113 lay religious (4 brothers, 109 sisters), 98 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (41)

San Jose de Antique (↙), Kalibo (←), Masbate (↗), Jaro (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.11.09 – ...):Archbishop Jose Fuerte Advincula (66)Archbishop Jose Fuerte Advincula (66)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Capiz (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jose Fuerte Advincula (66)Archbishop Jose Fuerte Advincula (66)Permalink
(2011.11.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines)

Audiam

Born:1952.03.30 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1976.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.08

Bishop of San Carlos (Philippines) (2001.07.25 – 2011.11.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (2011.11.09 – ...)

Archbishop Onesimo Cadiz GordoncilloPermalink
(1986.06.18 – 2011.11.09)

Veritatem tuam annuntiabo

Born:1935.02.16 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1974.05.27
Died:2013.11.13 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Gunugus (1974.03.14 – 1976.07.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1974.03.14 – 1976.07.03)

Bishop of Tagbilaran (Philippines) (1976.07.03 – 1986.06.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1986.06.18 – 2011.11.09)

Archbishop Antonio FrondosaPermalink
(1976.01.17 – 1986.06.18)

Born:1909.06.13 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:1952.05.28
Died:1993.09.19 († 84)

Bishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1952.03.05 – 1976.01.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1976.01.17 – 1986.06.18)

Bishops of Capiz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonio Frondosa (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1952.03.05 – 1976.01.17)

(see above)

Bishop Manuel YapPermalink
(1951.02.13 – 1952.03.05)

Born:1900.06.17 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1929.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.01
Died:1966.10.16 († 66)

Bishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1951.02.13 – 1952.03.05)

Bishop of Bacolod (Philippines) (1952.03.05 – 1966.10.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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