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Diocese of

Bauchi

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bauchi / Bauchian(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jos

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.05.31 – ...):Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F. (56)Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F. (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bauchi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F. (56)Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F. (56)
(2017.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Bauchi (Nigeria)

Born:1966.06.03 (Makurdi, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2017.08.17

Bishop of Bauchi (Nigeria) (2017.05.31 – ...)

Bishop Malachy John Goltok
(2011.03.18 – 2015.03.21)

Allah shi daya ne

Born:1965.07.12 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1990.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:2011.05.19
Died:2015.03.21 († 49)

Bishop of Bauchi (Nigeria) (2011.03.18 – 2015.03.21)

Bishop John Francis Moore, S.M.A.
(2003.12.12 – 2010.01.20)

Born:1942.01.12 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1996.11.07
Died:2010.01.20 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Gigthi (1996.07.05 – 2003.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Bauchi (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – 2003.12.12)

Bishop of Bauchi (Nigeria) (2003.12.12 – 2010.01.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Bauchi (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Francis Moore, S.M.A.
(1996.07.05 – 2003.12.12)

(see above)

Statistics

Area: 66,102 km²

Population: 95,580 Catholics (1.2% of 8,164,140 total) (2019)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 29 missions, 42 priests (32 diocesan, 10 religious), 24 lay religious (14 brothers, 10 sisters), 23 seminarians (2019)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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