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Diocese of

Katsina-Ala

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 6,465 km²

Population: 214,175 Catholics (72.3% of 296,375 total) (2018)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 2 missions, 72 priests (64 diocesan, 8 religious), 16 lay religious (8 brothers, 8 sisters), 19 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.02.17 – ...):Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)

Bishop of Gboko (Nigeria)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Katsina-Ala (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Bishop William Amove Avenya (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.02.17 – ...)

Bishop Peter Iornzuul AdobohPermalink
(2012.12.29 – 2020.02.14)

Born:1958.04.14 (Tse-Kucha, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2013.02.23
Died:2020.02.14 (Abuja, Nigeria † 61)

Bishop of Katsina-Ala (Nigeria) (2012.12.29 – 2020.02.14)


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