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Diocese of

Port Harcourt

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,000 km²

Population: 1,128,867 Catholics (18.9% of 5,980,902 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 115 parishes, 173 priests (126 diocesan, 47 religious), 266 lay religious (86 brothers, 180 sisters), 75 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.05.04 – ...):Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (69)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Harcourt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (69)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (69)Permalink
(2009.05.04 – ...)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria)

Born:1949 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.05.14

Titular Bishop of Capra (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1989.09.01 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (2009.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Alexius Obabu MakoziPermalink
(1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Born:1932.02.15 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.05.30
Died:2016.01.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1972.07.30 – 1991.08.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 1992.03.06)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop Edmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1973 – 1991.08.31)

Bishop Dominic Ignatius Ekandem (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1973)

Bishop Godfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Born:1913.12.19 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1961.09.03
Died:1977.03.17 († 63)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Bishop of Enugu (Nigeria) (1970.03.07 – 1977.03.17)


as of 2018.11.07

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