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Diocese of

Gboko

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,692 km²

Population: 720,821 Catholics (40.8% of 1,764,675 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 58 parishes, 23 missions, 110 priests (109 diocesan, 1 religious), 24 lay religious (9 brothers, 15 sisters), 105 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.12.29 – ...):Bishop William Amove Avenya (63)Bishop William Amove Avenya (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gboko (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Amove Avenya (63)Bishop William Amove Avenya (63)Permalink
(2012.12.29 – ...)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria)

Born:1955.06.21 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1981.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.24

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Mauretania (2008.11.28 – 2012.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (2008.11.28 – 2012.12.29)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria) (2012.12.29 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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