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AWKA
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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Brief Biography of Most Rev. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor Most Rev. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor was born at Ifite Nanka in Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State, to late Mr […]
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Awka (Latin: Avkaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city […]
Umuahia
Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri
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Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji Date of Birth: 13th January, 1952 Date of Priestly ordination: April 16,1977 Date of Episcopal Appointment: April 2, 1990 Date of Episcopal Ordination: J […]
The Diocese of Umuahia was erected on June 23, 1958 with Most Rev. Anthony Gogo Nwaedo C. […]
EKITI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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MOST REV. FELIX FEMI AJAKAYE Date of Birth: 25 May, 1962 Date of Priestly Ordination: 4 July. 1987 Date of Episcopal Ordination: 12 July, 2008 House Address: Bishop's House. Ajilosun, Ad […]
Towards the end of the 19th Century and early 20 Century, many Ekiti young men travelled […]
ILORIN DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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MOST REV. DR. AYO-MARIA-ATOYEBI O.P Date of Birth: December 3, 1944 Priestly Ordination: December 27, 1978 Episcopal Ordination: May 17, 1992 Address: Catholic Bishop's House 16, Umar Audu […]
The Province of Ilorin can be linked to the old western region of Nigeria which was main […]
GBOKO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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William Amove Avenya from Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State is the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gboko in the Ecclesiastical province of Abuja in Nigeria. Avenya is t […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE O n 29th December, 2012, the Holy See announced the creation […]
IKOT-EKPENE DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar
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MOST REV. DR. CAMILLUS UMOH Date of Birth: July 18, 1956 Priestly Ordination: July 7, 1984 Date Appointed Bishop: July 16, 2010 Episcopal ordination: October 9, 2010 Address […]
Ikot Ekpene located in South Eastern part of Nigeria is one of the Dioceses under the su […]
ENUGU DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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Callistus Valentine Onaga is the fifth child of Vincent and Victoria Onaga. His mother was the daughter of Tribal Chief Chukwuani of Ozalla Nkanu. Onaga attended St Anthony’s Primary School […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE T he illumination of the territory of Enugu with the Word of […]
EKITI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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Date of Birth: 25 May, 1962 Date of Priestly Ordination: 4 July. 1987 Date of Episcopal Ordination: 12 July, 2008 House Address: Bishop's House. Ajilosun, AdoEkiti, Ekiti State. Nigeria. Po […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE Towards the end of the 19th Century and early 20 Century, ma […]
IJEBU-ODE DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos
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MOST REV ALBERT AYINDE FASINA Date of Birth: July 8, 1939 Priestly Ordination: March 8, 1980 Episcopal Ordination: September 10, 1988 Enthronement: September 8, 1990 Address: Catholic Bi […]
The history of Ijebu-Ode Diocese which was created on the 29 May, 1969, with Bishop Anth […]
IDAH DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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Most Rev. Anthony Ademu Adaji, MSP Date of Birth: October 13, 1964 Priestly Ordination: July 1, 1995 Episcopal Ordination: September 22, 2007 Appointed bishop of Idah: June 1, 2009 Address: […]
Roman Catholic Diocese of Idah is located in the Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja, Niger […]
KANO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV. JOHN N. NIYIRING OSA Date of Birth: June 4, 1960 Priestly Ordination: July 11, 1992 Episcopal Ordination: 13th May, 2008 Address: Bishop's House, 19 Race Course Rd Nassarawa G.R.A […]
The official history of the Catholic Diocese of Kano began in the second decade of the T […]
KANO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV JOSEPH DANLAMI BAGOBIRI Date of Birth: November 8. 1957 Priestly Ordination: June 11. 1983 Episcopal Ordination: October 21. 1995 Address: Bishop's House, Box 85 Madakiya Kafanch […]
Kafanchan Diocese was carved out of the initially existing Archdioceses of Kaduna and Jo […]
ISSELE-UKU DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Benin City
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MOST REV. MICHAEL ODOGWU ELUE Date of Birth: April 4. 1956 Priestly Ordination: August 18. 1984 Episcopal Ordination: February 21.2004 Address: Bishop's House. P.O Box 63 Issele-Uku. Delta […]
The advent of Catholicism to Issele-Uku is part of the history of the coming of the miss […]
LOKOJA DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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MOST REV. MARTIN DADA OLORUNMOLU Date of Birth: August 30, 1948 Priestly Ordination: December 23, 1978 Episcopal Ordination: February 11,2006 Address: Bishop's House. Maryville, Box 172, Lo […]
The advent of the Catholic Faith in the Catholic Diocese of Lokoja is usually dated to t […]
LAFIA DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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MOST REV. DR. MATTHEW ISHAYA AUDU Date of Birth: June 1959. Priestly Ordination: 23rd June 1984. Episcopal Ordination: 31st March 2001 Resident: Bishop's House: opposite Government House […]
he Catholic Diocese of Lafia is conterminous with Nasarawa State which T covers a land a […]
KATSINA-ALA DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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MOST REV PETER IORNZUUL ADOBOH Date of Birth: April 14, 1958 Priestly Ordination: June 30, 1984 Episcopal Ordination: February 23, 2013 Address: Bishop's House P. O. Box 44, Katsina Ala, […]
The evangelization of the ecclesiastical territory of present day Katsina-Ala, Ukum, Log […]
NSUKKA DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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MOST REV. GODFREY I. ONAH Date of Birth: August 18, 1956 Date of Priestly Ordination: July 28, 1984 Appointed Bishop: April 13, 2013 Consecrated Bishop: July 4, 2013 Address: Bishop's Hous […]
In 1932, His Lordship, Bishop Shanahan, transferred Rev. Fr. James Mellet from Ogoja to […]
NNEWI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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MOST REV HILARY PAUL ODILI OKEKE Date of Birth: January 21, 1947 Priestly Ordination: April 20, 1974 Episcopal Ordination: February 10,2002 Address: Bishop's House, P.M.B. 5099, Nnewi. Ana […]
What is Nnewi Diocese is no doubt a product of Onitsha Archdiocese. Enugu and Awka Dioce […]
MINNA DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV. MARTIN IGWEMEZIE UZOUKWU Date of Birth: September 9, 1950 Priestly Ordination: September 27, 1981 Episcopal Ordination: November 30, 1996 Address: Bishop's Residence, 11 Ahmadu B […]
he Catholic Diocese of Minna, Nigeria started in 1911, as an Outstation of T Lokoja. His […]
MAIDUGURI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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MOST REV. ALFRED C. ANAGBE CMF Date of Birth: April 2, 1965 Priestly Ordination: August 8, 1994 Episcopal Ordination: October 4, 2014 Address: Bishop House P.O Box 21, Benue State. Ph: E-ma […]
The ecclesiastical territory which is today called Makurdi Diocese was part of Prefectur […]