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Diocese of

Shendam

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,644 km²

Population: 194,800 Catholics (15.9% of 1,223,020 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jos

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 28 parishes, 4 missions, 39 priests (36 diocesan, 3 religious), 16 lay religious (3 brothers, 13 sisters), 42 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.11.05 – ...):Bishop Philip Davou Dung (60)Bishop Philip Davou Dung (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Shendam (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philip Davou Dung (60)Bishop Philip Davou Dung (60)Permalink
(2016.11.05 – ...)

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria)

Born:1958.08.19 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.11

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) (2016.11.05 – ...)

Bishop James Naanman Daman, O.S.A.Permalink
(2007.06.02 – 2015.01.12)

Born:1956.04.10 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1982.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.24
Died:2015.01.12 († 58)

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – 2007.06.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2008.04.16)

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2015.01.12)


as of 2018.11.07

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