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Apostolic Administrator Nolly Camingue Buco
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Apostolic Administrator Nolly Camingue Buco
Diocesan Catholic Center,
6400 Catarman, Northern Samar,
Philippines

Phone: 920.2105.0095
Fax :(055)500-8650

Pope Francis on 10 July, 2018 appointed Fr. Nolly Buco as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Antipolo.

Bishop Nolly Buco was born on November 27, 1963. He completed his Philosophy at the Sacred Heart Seminary in Palo, Leyte, and his Theology at the Immaculate Conception Major Seminary in Guiguinto, Bulacan. He was ordained priest on October 18, 1993.

In 2004, he completed his Doctorate in Canon Law at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. Between 2002 and 2003, he attended the PhD program in Anthropology at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

The other posts held by Buco include Judicial Vicar of Antipolo, Rector of the Our of Peace and Good Voyage Seminary and member of the Board of Presbyteral Consultors.

Upon his appointment, the bishop was serving as parish priest of Our Lady of Light Parish in Cainta, Rizal.

Buco is the first priest elevated to the episcopate and the second auxiliary bishop in the 35-year history of the diocese.

On Dec. 8, 2023, Pope Francis appointed Buco as the Apostolic Administrator of Catarman in the Philippines.

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