Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis
Arkidiosis na Lingayen-Dagupan
Arkidiocesis ti Lingayen-Dagupan

Country Philippines
Territory Lingayen-Dagupan
Ecclesiastical province Pangasinan
Area 1,565 km2 (604 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,002,000 (82.5%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established May 19, 1928
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Co-cathedral Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church
Patron saint St John the Evangelist
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas
Emeritus Bishops Oscar Cruz Archbishop Emeritus (1991-2009)

Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Website of the Archdiocese
Coat of Arms
The Archbishop Chair, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Dagupan.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Its cathedral is the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Dagupan with a co-cathedral, the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church, in neighboring city of Lingayen.


The Diocese of Lingayen was created in 1928 and renamed Lingayen-Dagupan in 1954. It became an archdiocese in 1963.[1]

Past and present ordinaries

The ordinaries or bishops and archbishops of the diocese:

Suffragan dioceses

The archdioceses has five suffragan dioceses:


The archdiocese has four vicariates:

Vicariate I: Vicariate of Saints Peter and Paul

Vicariate II: Vicariate of Epiphany of Our Lord (Queen of Angels)

Vicariate III: Vicariate of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Queen of the Most Holy Rosary)

Vicariate IV: Vicariate of Saint Dominic of Guzman (Queen of Peace)

Vicariate V: Vicariate of Saint Vincent Ferrer

See also


  1. "Catholic Hierarchy". Retrieved November 24, 2015.

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