Functions of the Research Office

1. It shall provide the Members of the Conference with a periodic assessment of prevailing conditions in the Country that affect the pastoral work of the Church.

2. It shall provide them with statistical data on current socio-economic, political and religious subject matters for their information and reference.

3. It shall maintain files on critical current and/or emerging issues relevant to the work of the Members of the Conference.

4. It shall conduct research projects enjoined by the Plenary Assembly, the Permanent Council or the President of the Conference.

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines

The Official Website of

CBCP Online



In-charge, CBCP Research & Library:

Bp. Pablo Virgilio S. David, D.D.

Research Arm:

St. Thomas Aquinas Research Complex



UST Social Research Center

Rm. 211, 2nd Floor

EspaƱa, 1008 Manila

Tel: ((02) 731-3535 / 731-3101 loc. 8250*4040