Diocese of San Carlos

Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo

Diyosesis sang San Carlos
Diyosesis sa San Carlos
Diyosesis ng San Carlos
Catholic
Coat of arms
Location
CountryPhilippines
Territory1st and 2nd Congressional District of Negros Occidental, and 4 Places from 1st District of Negros Oriental (Canlaon, Guihulngan City, Municipality of Vallehermoso, Municipality of La Libertad)
Ecclesiastical provinceJaro
Coordinates10°28′53″N 123°25′07″E / 10.48131°N 123.41848°E / 10.48131; 123.41848
Statistics
Area3,041 km2 (1,174 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2021)
1,146,519
980,732[1] (85.5%)
Parishes34
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedMarch 30, 1987
CathedralCathedral of St Charles Borromeo in San Carlos, Negros Occidental
Patron saintCharles Borromeo
Secular priests71
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGerardo Alimane Alminaza
Metropolitan ArchbishopJose Romeo Lazo

The Diocese of San Carlos (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical jurisdiction or diocese of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was split off from the Diocese of Bacolod together with the Diocese of Kabankalan in 1987 and is a suffragan in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Jaro in Iloilo City. The seat of the cathedral is the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.[2]

Ordinaries

Bishop Period in Office Coat of Arms
1. Nicolas Mollenedo Mondejar 21 Nov 1987 - 25 Jul 2001
(13 years, 246 days)
2. Jose Fuerte Advincula 25 Jul 2001 - 9 Nov 2011
(10 years, 107 days)
Sede vacante Patrick Daniel Yee Parcon
Diocesan Administrator
9 Nov 2011 - 14 Sep 2013
3. Gerardo Alimane Alminaza 14 Sep 2013 – present
(10 years, 275 days)

Auxiliary Bishops

Bishop Period in Office Coat of Arms
1. Salvador Trane Modesto 30 Mar 1987 - 25 Jul 2005
(18 years, 117 days)


See also

References

  1. ^ "San Carlos(Catholic Diocese)". gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2023-09-16.
  2. ^ "San Carlos (Diocese) [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2021-09-22.