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Diocese of

Virac

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 1,512 km²

Population: 262,154 Catholics (95.0% of 275,952 total) (2020)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 10 missions, 69 priests (61 diocesan, 8 religious), 64 lay religious (10 brothers, 54 sisters), 22 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Caceres

Neighbouring Dioceses: Legazpi (↙), Caceres (←), Sorsogon (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Joseph

History


Special Churches

All Churches (26)

Legazpi (↙), Caceres (←), Sorsogon (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.08.12 – ...):Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (74)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Virac (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (74)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (74)Permalink
(1994.08.12 – ...)

Bishop of Virac (Philippines)

Pro pace

Born:1947.08.05 (Basud, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1974.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.12

Bishop of Virac (Philippines) (1994.08.12 – ...)

Bishop José Crisologo SorraPermalink
(1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Christi impetus pacis

Born:1929.03.09 (Malinao, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1974.08.28
Died:2021.01.21 (Legazpi City, Philippines † 91)

Bishop of Virac (Philippines) (1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (1993.03.01 – 2005.04.01)


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