Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos

Diocese of San Carlos
Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo
Diyosesis sang San Carlos
Diyosesis sa San Carlos
Country Philippians
Territory 1st and 2nd Congressional District of Negros Occidental
Ecclesiastical province Jaro
Metropolitan Jaro
Area 3,041 km2 (1,174 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
840,000 (88.5%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 30 March 1987
Cathedral Cathedral of St Charles Borromeo in San Carlos, Negros Occidental
Patron saint St Charles Borromeo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gerardo Alimane Alminaza
Metropolitan Archbishop Angel Lagdameo
Emeritus Bishops Nicolas M. Mondejar Bishop Emeritus (1987-2001)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Caroli Borromeo) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was split off from the Diocese of Bacolod together with the Diocese of Kabankalan in 1987 and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Jaro in Iloilo City. The seat of the cathedral is the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.[1]


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