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Palawan

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Prefecture apostolic in the Philippine Islands; comprises Palawan, Cuyo, Culion, Twahig, and Calamines Islands. It was separated from the Diocese of Jaro (q.v.) on 11 April, 1910, and confided to the Augustinians. The first prefect Apostolic is Mgr. Fernando Hermand y d'Arenas, who resides at Puerto Princesa. The Jesuits and Sisters of St. Paul have houses on Culion where a leper settlement under government control has been established.

Catholic Directory (Milwaukee, 1911).


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Obstat, Nihil. Lafort, Remy, Censor. Entry for 'Palawan'. The Catholic Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/p/palawan.html. Robert Appleton Company. New York. 1914.

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