Who is our bishop in the Philippines?
Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, D.D., who now serves as the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. He has been in the Vatican since 2019. With 3 million Catholics in more than 80 parishes, the 442-year-old Archdiocese of Manila is the largest in the Philippines.
Who is the first Filipino priest?
He served as archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Caceres in the Philippines until 1909. He was the first Filipino and Bicolano bishop and was parish priest and vicar forane of Sorsogon from 1887 to 1906.
|The Most Reverend Jorge Barlin y Imperial|
|Birth name||Jorge Alfonso Imperial Barlin|
What happened to the Philippine Indigenous during Spanish regime?
The feudal system forced on the natives had a drastic impact on their self-sufficient communities. Under Spanish rule, the indigenous families had to cultivate, not only enough food and crops for their own sustenance, but also great portions which they were forced to hand over to the warlords.
Who are the secular priest in the Philippines?
Secular priests did not belong to any religious order. They were trained specifically to run the parishes and were under the supervision of the bishops. Conflict began when the bishops insisted on visiting the parishes that were being run by regular priests.