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Diocese of

Osogbo

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,062 km²

Population: 64,040 Catholics (3.2% of 1,984,620 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibadan

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 42 parishes, 2 missions, 63 priests (59 diocesan, 4 religious), 73 lay religious (5 brothers, 68 sisters), 42 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.02 – ...):Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (55)Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Osogbo (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (55)Bishop John Akinkunmi Oyejola (55)Permalink
(2016.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Osogbo (Nigeria)

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

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

Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (71)Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (71)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.10.29 – 2016.04.02)

Archbishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (71)Bishop Gabriel ’Leke Abegunrin (71) (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 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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