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Diocese of

Idah

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,113 km²

Population: 284,012 Catholics (13.5% of 2,108,494 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 44 parishes, 82 priests (72 diocesan, 10 religious), 175 lay religious (48 brothers, 127 sisters), 46 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.06.01 – ...):Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (54)Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Idah (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (54)Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (54)Permalink
(2009.06.01 – ...)

Bishop of Idah (Nigeria)

Born:1964.10.13 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.22

Titular Bishop of Turuda (2007.06.28 – 2009.06.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Idah (Nigeria) (2007.06.28 – 2009.06.01)

Bishop of Idah (Nigeria) (2009.06.01 – ...)

Bishop Ephraim Silas ObotPermalink
(1977.12.17 – 2009.04.12)

Born:1936.10.06 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.31
Died:2009.04.12 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Iunca in Byzacena (1971.06.28 – 1977.12.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1971.06.28 – 1977.12.17)

Bishop of Idah (Nigeria) (1977.12.17 – 2009.04.12)

Prefects Apostolic of Idah (Roman Rite)

Fr. Leopold Grimard, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1968.10.04 – 1977)

Died:1977

Prefect Apostolic of Idah (Nigeria) (1968.10.04 – 1977)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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