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Diocese of

Uromi

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Uromi / Uromien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Benin City

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Anthony of Padua

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.06 – ...):Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (57)Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (57)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uromi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (57)Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A. (57)
(2014.11.06 – ...)

Bishop of Uromi (Nigeria)
General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

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

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

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2022.03.09 – ...)

Archbishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze (67)Bishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze (67) (later Archbishop)
(2005.12.14 – 2011.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Benin City (Nigeria)

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

Priest of Issele-Uku (Nigeria) (1987.10.03 – 2005.12.14)

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 – 2022.03.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Warri (Nigeria) (2022.04.18 – 2022.12.28)

Special Churches

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 2,938 km²

Population: 183,200 Catholics (20.1% of 910,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes, 32 missions

Personnel: 105 priests (87 diocesan, 18 religious), 86 religious (27 brothers, 59 sisters), 54 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2023.11.28

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