Ricardo Baccay
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Ricardo Baccay
The Most Reverend

Ricardo Lingan Baccay
Archbishop of Tuguegarao
Abp. Ricardo Baccay,.jpg
ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseTuguegarao, Philippines
AppointedOctober 18, 2019
PredecessorSergio Utleg
OrdinationApril 10, 1987
by Diosdado Aenlle Talamayan
ConsecrationApril 10, 2007
by Fernando Filoni
Personal details
Born (1961-04-03) April 3, 1961 (age 60)
Previous post(s)Bishop of Alaminos (2016-2019)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tuguegarao (2007-2016)

Titular Bishop of Gabala (2007-2016)
MottoPater Benignus ad Omnes
Coat of armsRicardo Lingan Baccay's coat of arms

Ricardo Lingan Baccay (born April 3, 1961) is the fourth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao.[1]


Ricardo Lingan Baccay was born in Tuguegarao on April 3, 1961. Finishing his secondary studies in San Jacinto Seminary, his courses in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Santo Tomas, his Masters at the Lyceum of Aparri and his Doctorate in Educational Management from the University of Manila, he was ordained a priest on April 10, 1987 by Diosdado Aenlle Talamayan.[2]

On February 3, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Tuguegarao and Titular Bishop of Gabala. He was consecrated bishop on April 10, 2007 by Fernando Filoni, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines. Co-consecrators were Diosdado Aenlle Talamayan, Archbishop of Tuguegarao ; and Sergio Lasam Utleg, Bishop of Laoag.[3]

On February 20, 2016, Pope Francis appointed him as the third Bishop of the Diocese of Alaminos in Pangasinan.[3] After three years, on October 18, 2019, Pope Francis appointed him as the Fourth Archbishop of Tuguegarao in Cagayan following the resignation of Archbishop Sergio Utleg and returning him to the Ecclesiastical Province of Tuguegarao.[4]


  1. ^ "Pope appoints three bishops in Asia - Vatican News". www.vaticannews.va. 2019-10-18. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Rinunce e nomine". press.vatican.va. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b Dullana, Raymon. "Diocese of Alaminos set to install new bishop". Rappler. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Pope appoints three bishops in Asia - Vatican News". www.vaticannews.va. 2019-10-18. Retrieved .

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