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Diocese of

Minna

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 36,031 km²

Population: 82,695 Catholics (2.6% of 3,181,530 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 55 parishes, 7 missions, 64 priests (47 diocesan, 17 religious), 118 lay religious (43 brothers, 75 sisters), 83 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.07.05 – ...):Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (68)Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Minna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (68)Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (68)Permalink
(1996.07.05 – ...)

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria)

Born:1950.09.09 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1981.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:1996.11.30

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – ...)

Bishop Christopher Shaman AbbaPermalink
(1973.09.17 – 1996.07.05)

Born:1935.12.20 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1973.12.30
Died:2010.01.10 († 74)

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria) (1973.09.17 – 1996.07.05)

Bishop of Yola (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – 2010.01.10)

Prefects Apostolic of Minna (Roman Rite)

Fr. Edmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1964.11.25 – 1973.09.17)

Born:1925.03.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1950.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1976.01.06
Died:2010.04.17 († 85)

Prefect Apostolic of Minna (Nigeria) (1964.11.25 – 1973.09.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1973 – 1991.08.31)

Titular Bishop of Fordongianus (1975.11.20 – 1991.08.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Warri (Nigeria) (1983 – 1991.08.31)

Bishop of Warri (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 1997.03.03)


as of 2018.11.07

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