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Diocese of

Lafia

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 28,500 km²

Population: 265,561 Catholics (10.4% of 2,556,410 total) (2018)

Statistics: 15 parishes, 27 missions, 81 priests (62 diocesan, 19 religious), 89 lay religious (19 brothers, 70 sisters), 53 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abuja

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.03.31 – ...):Bishop David Ajang (51)Bishop David Ajang (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lafia (Roman Rite)

Bishop David Ajang (51)Bishop David Ajang (51)Permalink
(2021.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria)

Born:1970.03.31 (Zaria, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1994.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:2021.06.24

Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria) (2021.03.31 – ...)

Archbishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (62)Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.12.05 – 2020.01.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos (Nigeria)

Born:1959.06.07 (Rafin-Pa, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.31

Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – 2020.01.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos (Nigeria) (2020.01.06 – ...)


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