Diocese of Digos

Dioecesis Digosensis

Diócesis sa Digos
Diyosesis ng Digos
Diocese of Digos coat of arms.svg
Coat of arms
Location
Country Philippines
TerritoryDavao del Sur and Davao Occidental
Ecclesiastical provinceDavao
MetropolitanDavao
Statistics
Area4,327 km2 (1,671 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2019)
1,269,000
867,500 (68.4%)
Parishes22
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedNovember 5, 1979
CathedralCathedral of Mary, Mother and Mediatrix of Grace
Patron saintSt. Isidore the Laborer
Secular priests34
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGuillermo Dela Vega Afable
Metropolitan ArchbishopRomulo Valles

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Digos (Latin: Dioecesis Digosensis) is a diocese of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.[1] Erected in 1979, the diocese was created from territory in the Archdiocese of Davao. The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes, and is currently a suffragan of the archdiocese.

The current bishop is Guillermo Dela Vega Afable, appointed in 2003. The 2 provinces of Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental are under the jurisdiction of this diocese.

Ordinaries

Bishop Period in Office Coat of Arms
1.
Diocese of Digos coat of arms.svg
Generoso C. Camiña, P.M.E. † 1979–2003
Coat of arms of Generoso Cambronero Camiña.svg
2.
Diocese of Digos coat of arms.svg
Guillermo Dela Vega Afable 2003 – present
Coat of Arms of Guillermo Afable.svg

See also

Coordinates: 6°45′14″N 125°21′22″E / 6.7539°N 125.3561°E / 6.7539; 125.3561

References

  1. ^ "Diocese of Digos". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved December 23, 2017.