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Diocese of

Kontagora

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kontagora / Kongtagoran(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.04.02 – ...):Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kontagora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)Permalink
(2020.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Born:1970.12.15 (Vuroro, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1998.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:2012.05.03

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana (2012.02.02 – 2020.04.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (2012.02.02 – 2020.04.02)

Bishop of Kontagora (Nigeria) (2020.04.02 – ...)

Vicars Apostolic of Kontagora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (51)Permalink
(2012.02.02 – 2020.04.02)

(see above)

Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (82)Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (82)Permalink
(2002.04.30 – 2010.04.30)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Mauretania
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Born:1940.04.23 (Millstreet, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.17

Prefect Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (1995.12.15 – 2002.04.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria) (2002.04.30 – 2010.04.30)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Mauretania (2002.04.30 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Kontagora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (82)Fr. Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (82) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1995.12.15 – 2002.04.30)

(see above)

Statistics

Area: 46,000 km²

Population: 75,364 Catholics (2.8% of 2,675,364 total) (2020)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 2 missions, 36 priests (27 diocesan, 9 religious), 40 lay religious (9 brothers, 31 sisters), 15 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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