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Diocese of

Ilorin

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1992.03.06 – ...):Bishop Ayo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P. (69)Bishop Ayo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ilorin (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ayo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P. (69)Bishop Ayo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P. (69)
(1992.03.06 – ...)

Bishop of Ilorin (Nigeria)

Born:1944.12.03 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.17

Bishop of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1992.03.06 – ...)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (70)Bishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (70) (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator 1990 – 1992.03.06)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (70)Bishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (70) (later Cardinal)
(1984.10.20 – 1990.07.07)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Saturnino
Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja (Nigeria)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Ahiara (Nigeria)

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Born:1944.01.29 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1969.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.06
Created Cardinal:2012.11.24

Titular Bishop of Thunusuda (1982.09.10 – 1984.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1982.09.10 – 1984.10.20)

Bishop of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1984.10.20 – 1990.07.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1990 – 1992.03.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Abuja (Nigeria) (1990.07.07 – 1992.09.28)

Bishop of Abuja (Nigeria) (1992.09.28 – 1994.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja (Nigeria) (1994.03.26 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2000 – 2006)

President of Association of the Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (2001 – 2009.09.01)

President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (2003.11 – 2007.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Saturnino (2012.11.24 [2013.04.07] – ...)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Ahiara (Nigeria) (2013.07.03 – ...)

Bishop William Mahony, S.M.A.
(1969.05.29 – 1984.10.20)

Born:1919.04.29 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1947.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.01
Died:1994.11.15 († 75)

Prefect Apostolic of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1960.12.06 – 1969.05.29)

Bishop of Ilorin (Nigeria) (1969.05.29 – 1984.10.20)

Prefects Apostolic of Ilorin (Roman Rite)

Fr. William Mahony, S.M.A. (later Bishop)
(1960.12.06 – 1969.05.29)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.06.25

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