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Diocese of

Oyo

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,000 km²

Population: 39,985 Catholics (1.7% of 2,332,800 total) (2017)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 5 missions, 57 priests (55 diocesan, 2 religious), 54 lay religious (2 brothers, 52 sisters), 18 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibadan

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.11.04 – ...):Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo (58)Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oyo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo (58)Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo (58)Permalink
(2009.11.04 – ...)

Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria)

Born:1961.07.13 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.04
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.20

Coadjutor Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria) (2007.08.14 – 2009.11.04)

Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria) (2009.11.04 – ...)

Bishop Julius Babatunde Adelakun (85)Bishop Julius Babatunde Adelakun (85)Permalink
(1973.04.13 – 2009.11.04)

Bishop emeritus of Oyo (Nigeria)

Born:1934.11 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.11

Titular Bishop of Thunigaba (1972.11.16 – 1973.04.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria) (1972.11.16 – 1973.04.13)

Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria) (1973.04.13 – 2009.11.04)

Bishop Owen McCoy, M. Afr.Permalink
(1963.01.18 – 1973.04.13)

Born:1907.09.27 (England)
Ordained Priest:1933.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1963.04.28
Died:1988.06.28 († 80)

Prefect Apostolic of Oyo (Nigeria) (1949.04.01 – 1963.01.18)

Bishop of Oyo (Nigeria) (1963.01.18 – 1973.04.13)

Prefects Apostolic of Oyo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Owen McCoy, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1949.04.01 – 1963.01.18)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.06.16

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