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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Ibadan

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 28,000 km²

Population: 478,000 Catholics (8.1% of 5,891,589 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Ekiti, Ilorin, Ondo, Osogbo, Oyo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 43 parishes, 146 priests (74 diocesan, 72 religious), 552 lay religious (460 brothers, 92 sisters), 29 seminarians (2014)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2013.10.29 – ...):Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (69)Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Ibadan (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (69)Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (69)Permalink
(2013.10.29 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Caritas vincit omnia

Born:1947 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1979.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.13

Bishop of Osogbo (Nigeria) (1995.03.03 – 2013.10.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Osogbo (Nigeria) (2013.10.29 – 2016.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (2013.10.29 – ...)

Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin Job (78)Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin Job (78)Permalink
(1994.03.26 – 2013.10.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Born:1938.06.24 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.04

Titular Bishop of Abthugni (1971.03.11 – 1974.10.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (1971.03.11 – 1974.10.05)

Bishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (1974.10.05 – 1994.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (1994.03.26 – 2013.10.29)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2006 – 2012.04)

Bishops of Ibadan (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin Job (78)Bishop Felix Alaba Adeosin Job (78) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1974.10.05 – 1994.03.26)

(see above)

Bishop Richard Finn, S.M.A.Permalink
(1958.04.28 – 1974.07.03)

Born:1912.03.03
Ordained Priest:1941.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1959.02.08
Died:1989.01.04 († 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Ibadan (Nigeria) (1953.03.13 – 1958.04.28)

Bishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (1958.04.28 – 1974.07.03)

Prefects Apostolic of Ibadan (Roman Rite)

Fr. Richard Finn, S.M.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1953.03.13 – 1958.04.28)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.08.19

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