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Diocese of

Uyo

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,342 km²

Population: 978,205 Catholics (13.9% of 7,014,500 total) (2017)

Statistics: 74 parishes, 101 priests (97 diocesan, 4 religious), 62 lay religious (4 brothers, 58 sisters), 88 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.05 – ...):Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (60)Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uyo (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (60)Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (60)Permalink
(2014.07.05 – ...)

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria)

Born:1959.12.10 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:2007.01.06

Bishop of Ogoja (Nigeria) (2006.10.14 – 2014.07.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Ogoja (Nigeria) (2014.07.05 – 2017.04.09)

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria) (2014.07.05 – ...)

Archbishop Joseph Effiong Ekuwem (70)Bishop Joseph Effiong Ekuwem (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1989.07.04 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabar (Nigeria)

Born:1949.12.18 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1979.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1989.12.09

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria) (1989.07.04 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabar (Nigeria) (2013.02.02 – ...)


as of 2020.06.16

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