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Diocese of

Kafanchan

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kafanchan / Kafancan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.12.12 – ...):Bishop Julius Yakubu Kundi (54)Bishop Julius Yakubu Kundi (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kafanchan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julius Yakubu Kundi (54)Bishop Julius Yakubu Kundi (54)
(2019.12.12 – ...)

Bishop of Kafanchan (Nigeria)

Born:1968.02.15 (Danladi, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1997.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:2020.02.20

Bishop of Kafanchan (Nigeria) (2019.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Danlami Bagobiri
(1995.07.10 – 2018.02.27)

Born:1957.11.08 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.21
Died:2018.02.27 († 60)

Bishop of Kafanchan (Nigeria) (1995.07.10 – 2018.02.27)

Statistics

Area: 14,860 km²

Population: 379,000 Catholics (20.6% of 1,839,900 total) (2020)

Statistics: 53 parishes, 2 missions, 100 priests (97 diocesan, 3 religious), 234 lay religious (200 brothers, 34 sisters), 241 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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