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Diocese of

Kano

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,819 km²

Population: 207,000 Catholics (1.8% of 11,682,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 36 parishes, 1 mission, 42 priests (34 diocesan, 8 religious), 20 lay religious (8 brothers, 12 sisters), 21 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.20 – ...):Bishop John Namaza Niyiring, O.S.A. (58)Bishop John Namaza Niyiring, O.S.A. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kano (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Namaza Niyiring, O.S.A. (58)Bishop John Namaza Niyiring, O.S.A. (58)Permalink
(2008.03.20 – ...)

Bishop of Kano (Nigeria)

Born:1960.06.04 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1992.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.13

Bishop of Kano (Nigeria) (2008.03.20 – ...)

Bishop Patrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A.Permalink
(1999.06.22 – 2008.03.20)

Born:1932.05.28 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1956.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:1971.01.06
Died:2012.11.08 († 80)

Bishop of Yola (Nigeria) (1970.09.21 – 1996.07.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Kano (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – 1999.06.22)

Bishop of Kano (Nigeria) (1999.06.22 – 2008.03.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Kano (Roman Rite)

Bishop Patrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A.Permalink
(1996.07.05 – 1999.06.22)

(see above)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Kano (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Francis Brown, S.M.A.Permalink
(1991 – 1995)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Kano (Nigeria) (1991 – 1995)


as of 2018.11.07

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