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Diocese of

Umuahia

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,460 km²

Population: 220,000 Catholics (19.1% of 1,151,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 67 parishes, 10 missions, 145 priests (125 diocesan, 20 religious), 235 lay religious (85 brothers, 150 sisters), 114 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.04.02 – ...):Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (64)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Umuahia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (64)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (64)Permalink
(1990.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Umuahia (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 – ...)

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 2016.09.12

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