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Roman Catholic Diocese of Naval

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Denomination  Roman Catholic
Rite  Roman Rite
Pope  Francis
Cathedral  Biliran
Metropolitan archbishop  John F. Du
Sui iuris church  Latin Church
Established  29 November 1988
Area  1,005 km²
Country  Philippines
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 315,846 300,421 (95.1%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Naval (Lat: Dioecesis Navaliensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

Erected in 1988, the diocese was created from territory in both the Archdiocese of Palo, to which the diocese remains a suffragan.

The first and only bishop is Filomeno Gonzales Bactol, appointed in 1988.

Ordinaries

  • Filomeno Gonzales Bactol (29 Nov 1988 Appointed - )
  • Msgr. Silas Florencio (deceased)


    Established Cathedral School of La Naval 1990 A. D. The first catholic school in the diocese

    References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Naval Wikipedia


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