Broderick S. Pabillo
|Vicar Apostolic-elect of Taytay|
|See||Apostolic Vicariate of Taytay|
|Appointed||29 June 2021|
|Predecessor||Edgardo S. Juanich|
|Ordination||8 December 1982|
by Cardinal Jaime Sin
|Consecration||19 August 2006|
by Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales
|Born||11 March 1955|
Victorias, Negros Occidental
|Motto||Fides in caritate (Faith In Love)|
|Coat of arms|
Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo, D.D. (Tagalog pronunciation: [pabiʎo]; born 11 March 1955) is Filipino prelate who served as auxiliary bishop of Manila from 2006 to 2021 and apostolic administrator of that archdiocese from February 2020 to June 2021. On 29 June 2021, Pope Francis appointed Pabillo as Vicar Apostolic of Taytay in Palawan.
Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo was born in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, on 11 March 1955. He attended secondary school at the "Don Bosco College" in Canlubang. In 1974 he entered the novitiate of the Salesian Congregation of Canlubang, Laguna. He made his perpetual vows on 1 April 1981. He obtained a bachelor's degree in theology at the University of St. Thomas of Manila and a licenciate in sacred scripture at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He was ordained a priest by Cardinal Jaime Sin, Archbishop of Manila, on 8 December 1982.
On 24 May 2006, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as Auxiliary Bishop of Manila and Titular Bishop of Sitifis. He was consecrated bishop on 19 August 2006 by Manila archbishop Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales. The co-consecrators were Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Fernando Filoni and Pedro D. Arigo, Apostolic Vicar of Palawan.
On 10 February 2020, with the departure of Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle following his appointment as the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Pabillo was appointed by Pope Francis as the apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Manila. He held that until 24 June 2021, when Cardinal Jose Advincula was installed as Tagle's successor.
On 23 July 2020, Pabillo disclosed that he tested positive for COVID-19, following the release of the result of his RT-PCR test. He was an asymptomatic carrier. He recovered from the disease as he was tested negative in August.
On 29 June 2021, Pope Francis appointed him as Vicar Apostolic of Taytay. The date of his Canonical lnstallation is on August 19 on his 15th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary.