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Diocese of

Lafia

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,500 km²

Population: 252,511 Catholics (10.4% of 2,437,151 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 14 parishes, 27 missions, 75 priests (49 diocesan, 26 religious), 103 lay religious (27 brothers, 76 sisters), 49 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.12.05 – ...):Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (58)Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lafia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (58)Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (58)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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