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Diocese of

Ahiara

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 425 km²

Population: 509,000 Catholics (77.1% of 660,000 total) (2012)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 73 parishes, 1 mission, 131 priests (124 diocesan, 7 religious), 143 lay religious (16 brothers, 127 sisters), 129 seminarians (2012)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.12.07 – ...):Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (53)Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (53)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2013.07.03 – ...):Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (72)Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (72)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Saturnino

Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja (Nigeria)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ahiara (Roman Rite)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (72)Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2013.07.03 – ...)

Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (53)Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (53)Permalink
(2012.12.07 – ...)

Bishop of Ahiara (Nigeria)

Born:1963.03.01 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.21

Bishop of Ahiara (Nigeria) (2012.12.07 – ...)

Bishop Victor Adibe ChikwePermalink
(1987.11.18 – 2010.09.16)

Born:1938.06.24 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.06
Died:2010.09.16 († 72)

Bishop of Ahiara (Nigeria) (1987.11.18 – 2010.09.16)


as of 2016.04.24

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