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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Kaduna

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Kaduna / Kadunaën(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kafanchan, Kano, Kontagora, Minna, Sokoto, Zaria

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.11.16 – ...):Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso (62)Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso (62)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Kaduna (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso (62)Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso (62)Permalink
(2007.11.16 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna (Nigeria)
Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

To others as to you

Born:1960.01.03 (Lot, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1986.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:2003.05.01

Bishop of Maiduguri (Nigeria) (2003.02.28 – 2007.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna (Nigeria) (2007.11.16 – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2022.03.09 – ...)

Archbishop Peter Yariyok JatauPermalink
(1975.04.10 – 2007.11.16)

Born:1931.08.05 (Marsa Kaje, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1972.11.05
Died:2020.12.16 (Kaduna, Nigeria † 89)

Titular Archbishop of Velebusdus (1972.06.26 – 1975.04.10)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1972.06.26 – 1975.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1975.04.10 – 2007.11.16)

Archbishop John MacCarthy, S.M.A.Permalink
(1959.07.16 – 1975.04.10)

Born:1902.06.21 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1929.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1954.08.15
Died:1975.06.12 († 72)

Prefect Apostolic of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1943.05.14 – 1953.06.29)

Bishop of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1953.06.29 – 1959.07.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1959.07.16 – 1975.04.10)

Bishops of Kaduna (Roman Rite)

Bishop John MacCarthy, S.M.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1953.06.29 – 1959.07.16)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Kaduna (Roman Rite)

Fr. John MacCarthy, S.M.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1943.05.14 – 1953.06.29)

(see above)

Fr. Thomas Hughes, S.M.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1934.04.09 – 1943.01.12)

Born:1892.02.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1943.05.09
Died:1957.04.17 († 65)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1934.01.12 – 1934.04.09)

Prefect Apostolic of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1934.04.09 – 1943.01.12)

Titular Bishop of Nepte (1943.01.12 – 1950.04.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Ondo-Ilorin (Nigeria) (1943.01.12 – 1950.04.18)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1950.04.18 – 1957.04.01)

Titular Bishop of Latopolis (1957.04.01 – 1957.04.17)

Prefects Apostolic of Northern Nigeria (Roman Rite)

Fr. Thomas Hughes, S.M.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1934.01.12 – 1934.04.09)

(see above)

Fr. William Thomas Porter, S.M.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1930.04.08 – 1933.04.25)

Born:1887.05.14 (England)
Ordained Priest:1918.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1933.09.10
Died:1966.06.16 († 79)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1930.04.08 – 1933.04.25)

Titular Bishop of Urusi (1933.04.25 – 1950.04.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Gold Coast (Ghana) (1933.04.25 – 1950.04.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana) (1950.04.18 – 1959.05.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Cape Coast (Ghana) (1959.05.15 – 1959.12.19)

Titular Archbishop of Lemnus (1959.05.15 – 1966.06.16)

Bishop-elect François O’Rourke, S.M.A.Permalink
(1929.07.18 – 1930.03.31)

Born:1882.10.14 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1906.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1930.06.08
Died:1938.10.28 († 56)

Prefect Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1929.05.17 – 1929.07.18)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1929.07.18 – 1930.03.31)

Titular Bishop of Ostracine (1930.03.27 – 1938.10.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Bight of Benin (Nigeria) (1930.03.31 – 1938.10.28)

Prefects Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria (Roman Rite)

Fr. François O’Rourke, S.M.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1929.05.17 – 1929.07.18)

(see above)

Fr. Osvaldo Waller, S.M.A.Permalink
(1911.09.26 – 1929.05.17)

Born: (France)
Died:1939.07.06

Prefect Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1911.09.26 – 1929.05.17)

Former Prelates

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Statistics

Area: 17,094 km²

Population: 609,500 Catholics (23.2% of 2,624,396 total) (2020)

Statistics: 89 parishes, 131 priests (124 diocesan, 7 religious), 41 lay religious (7 brothers, 34 sisters), 71 seminarians (2020)

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Last updated on 2022.09.23

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