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Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Marawi

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Denomination  Roman Catholic
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  4,587 km²
Metropolitan archbishop  Jesus Dosado
Sui iuris church  Latin Church
Pope  Francis
Country  Philippines
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 1,184,099 13,127 (0.8%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of Maria Auxiliadora in Marawi
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ozamiz

The Territorial Prelature of Marawi (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Maraviensis) is a Roman Catholic territorial prelature under the Ecclesiastical province of Ozamiz in the Philippines.

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It comprises parishes in the minority Catholic community of Marawi City and four (4) municipalities in the Lanao Provinces with significant Catholic population: Malabang and Balabagan in Lanao del Sur, and Sultan Naga Dimaporo and Baloi in Lanao del Norte).

History

  • November 20, 1976: Established as the Territorial Prelature of Marawi from the Territorial Prelature of Iligan
  • Leadership

  • Prelates of Marawi (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Edwin de la Peña y Angot, M.S.P. (October 22, 2001 – Present)
  • Bishop Bienvenido Solon Tudtud (April 25, 1977 – June 26, 1987)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Marawi Wikipedia


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