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Diocese of

Makurdi

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1989.06.02 – ...):Bishop Athanasius Atule Usuh (74)Bishop Athanasius Atule Usuh (74)
Coadjutor Bishop (2014.07.08 – ...):Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F. (49)Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F. (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Makurdi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Athanasius Atule Usuh (74)Bishop Athanasius Atule Usuh (74)
(1989.06.02 – ...)

Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria)

Born:1940 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.06

Coadjutor Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (1987.11.18 – 1989.06.02)

Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (1989.06.02 – ...)

Bishop Donal Joseph Murray, C.S.Sp.
(1968.01.11 – 1989.06.02)

Born:1918.02.11 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1946.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.29
Died:1999.08.14 († 81)

Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (1968.01.11 – 1989.06.02)

Bishop James Hagan, C.S.Sp.
(1960.03.08 – 1966.03.29)

Born:1904.03.23 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1928.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Died:1976.12.12 († 72)

Bishop of Oturkpo (Nigeria) (1948.03.20 – 1960.03.08)

Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (1960.03.08 – 1966.03.29)

Titular Bishop of Horrea Cœlia (1966.03.29 – 1970.12.07)

Bishops of Oturkpo (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect James Hagan, C.S.Sp.
(1948.03.20 – 1960.03.08)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Benue (Roman Rite)

Fr. Giuseppe Kirsten, C.S.Sp.
(1937.02.26 – 1947)

Died:1947

Prefect Apostolic of Benue (Nigeria) (1937.02.26 – 1947)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.15

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