Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao

Archdiocese of Tuguegarao
Archidioecesis Tuguegaraoanus
Arkidiocesis ti Tuguegarao (Ilocano), Arkidiocesis nat Tuguegarao (Ibanag), Archidiocensya yoh Tuguegaraow (Malaueg)

Cathedral of Tuguegarao
Country Philippines
Territory Cagayan Valley
Ecclesiastical province Tuguegarao
Area 9,000 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,356,000 (79.3%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established September 21, 1974
Cathedral Cathedral Sts. Peter and Paul in Tuguegarao
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Sergio Utleg
Auxiliary Bishops Ricardo Lingan Baccay
Emeritus Bishops Diosdado Talamayan Archbishop Emeritus (1986-2011)

Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. Tuguegarao is a river delta city that became center of the Archdiocese in the Province of Cagayan, on the island of Luzon. Its seat is located at the Saint Peter's Metropolitan Cathedral.


Originally it was carved out from the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia which was then located at the old city of Nueva Segovia now Lal-Lo, Cagayan transferred to Vigan, Ilocos Sur. The Diocese of Tuguegarao was erected on April 10, 1910 for the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela and Nueva Vizcaya. On September 21, 1974 Pope Paul VI elevated the Diocese of Tuguegarao into an Archdiocese.

Suffragan dioceses


The office of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao is currently located at The Archbishop's Palace, Rizal Street, Centro 10, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines.



Vicariate of Tuguegarao

Vicariate of Alcala

Vicariate of Aparri

Vicariate of Ballesteros

Vicariate of the Itawes

Vicariate of Santa Ana

Vicariate of Pamplona

See also


Coordinates: 17°36′49″N 121°43′48″E / 17.6137°N 121.7300°E / 17.6137; 121.7300

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