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Diocese of

Lafia

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,500 km²

Population: 241,620 Catholics (10.0% of 2,414,400 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 19 parishes, 17 missions, 59 priests (44 diocesan, 15 religious), 83 lay religious (16 brothers, 67 sisters), 40 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.12.05 – ...):Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (56)Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lafia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (56)Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (56)Permalink
(2000.12.05 – ...)

Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria)

Born:1959.06.07 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.31

Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – ...)


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