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Apostolic Vicariate of

Kontagora

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 46,000 km²

Population: 53,988 Catholics (2.6% of 2,053,988 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 15 parishes, 31 priests (20 diocesan, 11 religious), 37 lay religious (12 brothers, 25 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2012.02.02 – ...):Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (47)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (47)

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Kontagora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (47)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (47)Permalink
(2012.02.02 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria)
Titular Bishop of Scebatiana

Born:1970.12.15 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1998.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:2012.05.03

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana (2012.02.02 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (2012.02.02 – ...)

Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (78)Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (78)Permalink
(2002.04.30 – 2010.04.30)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Mauretania
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Born:1940.04.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.17

Prefect Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (1995.12.15 – 2002.04.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (2002.04.30 – 2010.04.30)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Mauretania (2002.04.30 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Kontagora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (78)Fr. Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (78) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1995.12.15 – 2002.04.30)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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