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Diocese of

Jalingo

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 61,368 km²

Population: 466,862 Catholics (12.2% of 3,826,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jos

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 47 parishes, 8 missions, 84 priests (76 diocesan, 8 religious), 38 lay religious (8 brothers, 30 sisters), 56 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.04.16 – ...):Bishop Charles Michael Hammawa (56)Bishop Charles Michael Hammawa (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jalingo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Charles Michael Hammawa (56)Bishop Charles Michael Hammawa (56)Permalink
(2008.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria)

Born:1962.10.01 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1987.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2008.07.04

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2008.04.16 – ...)

Bishop James Naanman Daman, O.S.A.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.06.02 – 2008.04.16)

Bishop James Naanman Daman, O.S.A.Permalink
(2000.12.05 – 2007.06.02)

Born:1956.04.10 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1982.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.24
Died:2015.01.12 († 58)

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – 2007.06.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2008.04.16)

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2015.01.12)

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama (60)Bishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama (60) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.02.03 – 2000.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos (Nigeria)
President of Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa

Per crucem ad Dei gloriam

Born:1958.07.31 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1996.04.23

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria) (1995.02.03 – 2000.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos (Nigeria) (2000.04.14 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2012.04 – 2018.02.22)

President of Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (2016.02 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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