Roman Catholic Diocese of Naval

Diocese of Naval
Dioecesis Navaliensis
Diyosesis han Naval
Diyosesis sa Naval
Country Philippines
Ecclesiastical province Palo
Metropolitan Palo
Area 1,005 km2 (388 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
300,421 (95.1%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 29 November 1988
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in Naval, Biliran
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Filomeno Gonzales Bactol
Metropolitan Archbishop John F. Du
Vicar General Marvin Maceda

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.


Msgr. Silas Florencio (deceased)

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

See also

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