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Diocese of

Kafanchan

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,860 km²

Population: 315,000 Catholics (19.6% of 1,604,827 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 50 parishes, 2 missions, 85 priests (80 diocesan, 5 religious), 1 deacon, 124 lay religious (80 brothers, 44 sisters), 239 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kafanchan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Danlami BagobiriPermalink
(1995.07.10 – 2018.02.27)

Born:1957.11.08 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.21
Died:2018.02.27 († 60)

Bishop of Kafanchan (Nigeria) (1995.07.10 – 2018.02.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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