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Diocese of

Orlu

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 929 km²

Population: 1,437,265 Catholics (79.4% of 1,810,520 total) (2017)

Statistics: 175 parishes, 1 mission, 331 priests (302 diocesan, 29 religious), 195 lay religious (34 brothers, 161 sisters), 117 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.25 – ...):Bishop Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma (66)Bishop Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Orlu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma (66)Bishop Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma (66)Permalink
(2008.03.25 – ...)

Bishop of Orlu (Nigeria)

Diligere sicut dilexit Christus

Born:1953.08.29 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.21

Bishop of Orlu (Nigeria) (2008.03.25 – ...)

Bishop Gregory O. Ochiagha (88)Bishop Gregory O. Ochiagha (88)Permalink
(1980.11.29 – 2008.03.25)

Bishop emeritus of Orlu (Nigeria)

Born:1931.08.31 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1981.01.06

Bishop of Orlu (Nigeria) (1980.11.29 – 2008.03.25)


as of 2020.07.15

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