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Diocese of

Gboko

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 10,692 km²

Population: 842,450 Catholics (43.4% of 1,941,540 total) (2020)

Statistics: 84 parishes, 165 priests (154 diocesan, 11 religious), 61 lay religious (14 brothers, 47 sisters), 77 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.12.29 – ...):Bishop William Amove Avenya (67)Bishop William Amove Avenya (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gboko (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Amove Avenya (67)Bishop William Amove Avenya (67)Permalink
(2012.12.29 – ...)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria)

Born:1955.06.21 (Ishangev Tiev, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1981.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.24

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Mauretania (2008.11.28 – 2012.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria) (2008.11.28 – 2012.12.29)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria) (2012.12.29 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Katsina-Ala (Nigeria) (2020.02.17 – 2022.04.09)


as of 2022.08.06

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