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Diocese of

Umuahia

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,460 km²

Population: 249,075 Catholics (19.5% of 1,274,615 total) (2017)

Statistics: 70 parishes, 10 missions, 179 priests (155 diocesan, 24 religious), 312 lay religious (138 brothers, 174 sisters), 101 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.04.02 – ...):Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (68)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (68)

Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara (Nigeria)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.05.30 – ...):Bishop Michael Kalu Ukpong (55)Bishop Michael Kalu Ukpong (55)

Titular Bishop of Igilgili

Ordinaries

Bishops of Umuahia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (68)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (68)Permalink
(1990.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Umuahia (Nigeria)
Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara (Nigeria)
Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Caritas et Veritas

Born:1952.01.13 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1977.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1990.07.01

Bishop of Umuahia (Nigeria) (1990.04.02 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara (Nigeria) (2018.02.19 – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2018.02.22 – ...)

Bishop Anthony Gogo Nwedo, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1959.02.19 – 1990.04.02)

Born:1912 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1959.05.17
Died:2000.02.12 († 88)

Bishop of Umuahia (Nigeria) (1959.02.19 – 1990.04.02)


as of 2020.08.03

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