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Diocese of

Issele-Uku

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,011 km²

Population: 276,114 Catholics (21.5% of 1,284,888 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Benin City

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 82 parishes, 22 missions, 176 priests (166 diocesan, 10 religious), 184 lay religious (33 brothers, 151 sisters), 62 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.11.14 – ...):Bishop Michael Odogwu Elue (62)Bishop Michael Odogwu Elue (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Issele-Uku (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Odogwu Elue (62)Bishop Michael Odogwu Elue (62)Permalink
(2003.11.14 – ...)

Bishop of Issele-Uku (Nigeria)

Born:1956.04.04 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.08.18
Consecrated Bishop:2004.02.21

Bishop of Issele-Uku (Nigeria) (2003.11.14 – ...)

Bishop Emmanuel OttehPermalink
(1996.11.08 – 2003.11.14)

Born:1927 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.02
Died:2012.07.27 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Cova (1990.06.11 – 1996.11.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha (Nigeria) (1990.06.11 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop of Issele-Uku (Nigeria) (1996.11.08 – 2003.11.14)

Bishop Anthony Okonkwo Gbuji (87)Bishop Anthony Okonkwo Gbuji (87)Permalink
(1973.07.05 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop emeritus of Enugu (Nigeria)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Benin City (Nigeria)

Born:1931.10.29 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1958.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1973.09.30

Bishop of Issele-Uku (Nigeria) (1973.07.05 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop of Enugu (Nigeria) (1996.11.08 – 2009.02.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Benin City (Nigeria) (2010.05.31 – 2011.03.18)


as of 2018.11.07

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