Yap, Manuel (Bishop)

Bishop Manuel Porcia Yap, DD

(17-Jun-1900 – 16-Oct-1966 Bacolod)

Son of Fernando Salomon Manalili Yap from China and Rufina Bondaco Porcia from Mabolo.

Bishop;

At first indifferent to religion and was latecomer to the seminary where he was ordained priest 1929 after prodigious studies; Bishop 1951 (first Carcaranon bishop[1]); first translator of bible to Cebuano; intellectual giant of the Philippine catholic hierarchy; parish priest, Mandaue; the first Bishop of Capiz, 1951; Bishop of Bacolod from 1952 until his death.

Bishop Manuel P. Yap


[1] Carcar-born bishops after Yap and Camomot were Bishop Sincero Barcenilla Lucero (1935-1993) and Bishop Jose Ricare Manguiran (b. 1936), ordained bishops in 1977 and 1987, respectively. Manguiran is presently the Bishop of Dipolog.

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  1. My second cousin, Luz Famoso Yap of Mahliao,, Badian, married Leonides Yap of Leyte.


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