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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: 802,000 Catholics (43.4% of 1,847,660 total) (2018)

Statistics: 80 parishes, 103 priests (95 diocesan, 8 religious), 37 lay religious (12 brothers, 25 sisters), 102 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.12.29 – ...):Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)

Apostolic Administrator of Katsina-Ala (Nigeria)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gboko (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Permalink
(2012.12.29 – ...)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria)
Apostolic Administrator of Katsina-Ala (Nigeria)

Born:1955.06.21 (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 – ...)


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