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Diocese of

Ahiara

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 425 km²

Population: 465,170 Catholics (67.3% of 691,535 total) (2018)

Statistics: 73 parishes, 117 priests (109 diocesan, 8 religious), 210 lay religious (8 brothers, 202 sisters), 178 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2018.02.19 – ...):Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (69)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (69)

Bishop of Umuahia (Nigeria)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ahiara (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (69)Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (69)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.02.19 – ...)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (77)Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2013.07.03 – 2018.02.19)

Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (58)Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke (58)Permalink
(2012.12.07 – 2018.02.19 not possessed)

Bishop of Ekwulobia (Nigeria)

Born:1963.03.01 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.21

Bishop of Ahiara (Nigeria) (2012.12.07 – 2018.02.19 not possessed)

Bishop of Ekwulobia (Nigeria) (2020.03.05 – ...)

Bishop Victor Adibe ChikwePermalink
(1987.11.18 – 2010.09.16)

Born:1938.06.24 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.06
Died:2010.09.16 († 72)

Bishop of Ahiara (Nigeria) (1987.11.18 – 2010.09.16)


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