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Maronite Diocese of

Annunciation of Ibadan

Nigeria Nigeria, Angola Angola, Benin Benin, Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, Cameroon Cameroon, Central African Republic Central African Republic, Chad Chad, Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Gabon, Gambia Gambia, Ghana Ghana, Guinea Guinea, Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, Liberia Liberia, Mali Mali, Mauritania Mauritania, Niger Niger, Senegal Senegal, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone, Togo Togo

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Annunciation of Ibadan (English) / Verkündigung des Herrn (Deutsch) / Annonciation d’Ibadan (français) / Annunciazione in Ibadan (Italiano) / Zwiastowania Najświętszej Maryi Panny (polski) / Annuntiationis Maronitarum (Latin)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.02.28 – ...):Bishop Simon T. Faddoul (65)Bishop Simon T. Faddoul (65)

Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

Ordinaries

Bishops of Annunciation of Ibadan (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Simon T. Faddoul (65)Bishop Simon T. Faddoul (65)
(2018.02.28 – ...)

Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria)
Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

Born:1958.01.07 (Dik El Mehdi, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1987.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.07

Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) (2014.01.13 – 2018.02.28)

Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites (2014.01.13 – ...)

Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria) (2018.02.28 – ...)

Apostolic Exarchs of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Simon T. Faddoul (65)Fr. Simon T. Faddoul (65) (later Bishop)
(2014.01.13 – 2018.02.28)

(see above)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Population: 77,335 Catholics (2020)

Statistics: 12 parishes, 12 priests (9 diocesan, 3 religious), 4 lay religious (3 brothers, 1 sister), 5 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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