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Diocese of

Virac

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,511 km²

Population: 241,010 Catholics (95.0% of 253,685 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Caceres

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 20 parishes, 8 missions, 54 priests (51 diocesan, 3 religious), 37 lay religious (3 brothers, 34 sisters), 44 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.08.12 – ...):Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (69)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Virac (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (69)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (69)Permalink
(1994.08.12 – ...)

Bishop of Virac (Philippines)

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

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

Bishop José C. Sorra (87)Bishop José C. Sorra (87)Permalink
(1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Bishop emeritus of Legazpi (Philippines)

Born:1929.03.09 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1974.08.28

Bishop of Virac (Philippines) (1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (1993.03.01 – 2005.04.01)


as of 2016.09.12

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