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Diocese of

Uromi

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,938 km²

Population: 185,204 Catholics (20.1% of 921,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Benin City

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Anthony of Padua

Statistics: 20 parishes, 13 missions, 87 priests (71 diocesan, 16 religious), 102 lay religious (59 brothers, 43 sisters), 48 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.06 – ...):Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (52)Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uromi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (52)Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (52)Permalink
(2014.11.06 – ...)

Bishop of Uromi (Nigeria)

Born:1966.10.12 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.31

Bishop of Uromi (Nigeria) (2014.11.06 – ...)

Archbishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze (62)Bishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.12.14 – 2011.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Benin City (Nigeria)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Born:1956.08.25 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1987.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.25

Bishop of Uromi (Nigeria) (2005.12.14 – 2011.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Benin City (Nigeria) (2011.03.18 – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2012.04 – 2018.02.22)

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


as of 2018.11.07

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