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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Capiz

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Capiz / Capicen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kalibo, Romblon

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (42)

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

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Capiz (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Jose Fuerte Advincula (70)Cardinal Jose Fuerte Advincula (70)Permalink
(2011.11.09 – 2021.03.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vigilio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines)

Audiam

Born:1952.03.30 (Dumalag, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1976.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.08
Created Cardinal:2020.11.28

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

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (2011.11.09 – 2021.03.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vigilio (2020.11.28 [2022.04.30] – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (2021.03.25 – ...)

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

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 2,633 km²

Population: 820,900 Catholics (90.7% of 904,689 total) (2020)

Statistics: 37 parishes, 27 missions, 119 priests (113 diocesan, 6 religious), 122 lay religious (35 brothers, 87 sisters), 93 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

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

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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