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Diocese of

Idah

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Idah / Idahin(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.06.01 – ...):Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (58)Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Idah (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (58)Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P. (58)
(2009.06.01 – ...)

Bishop of Idah (Nigeria)

Born:1964.10.13 (Ukpaba, 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 Obot
(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.
(1968.10.04 – 1977)

Died:1977

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

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 15,113 km²

Population: 309,063 Catholics (13.0% of 2,380,600 total) (2020)

Statistics: 56 parishes, 98 priests (83 diocesan, 15 religious), 173 lay religious (50 brothers, 123 sisters), 55 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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