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Diocese of

Osogbo

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,062 km²

Population: 70,300 Catholics (3.2% of 2,180,700 total) (2018)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 5 missions, 75 priests (68 diocesan, 7 religious), 79 lay religious (9 brothers, 70 sisters), 45 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibadan

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.02 – ...):Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (57)Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Osogbo (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (57)Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (57)Permalink
(2016.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Osogbo (Nigeria)

Born:1963.05.08 (Aawe, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1991.10.05
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.30

Bishop of Osogbo (Nigeria) (2016.04.02 – ...)

Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (74)Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.10.29 – 2016.04.02)

Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (74)Bishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.03.03 – 2013.10.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Caritas vincit omnia

Born:1947 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1979.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.13

Bishop of Osogbo (Nigeria) (1995.03.03 – 2013.10.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Osogbo (Nigeria) (2013.10.29 – 2016.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibadan (Nigeria) (2013.10.29 – ...)


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