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Diocese of

Minna

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Minna / Minnaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.07.05 – ...):Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (72)Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (72)
Auxiliary Bishop (2020.12.09 – ...):Bishop Luka Sylvester Gopep (57)Bishop Luka Sylvester Gopep (57)

Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Byzacena

Ordinaries

Bishops of Minna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (72)Bishop Martin Igwemezie Uzoukwu (72)Permalink
(1996.07.05 – ...)

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria)

Born:1950.09.09 (Ozubulu, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1981.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:1996.11.30

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – ...)

Bishop Christopher Shaman AbbaPermalink
(1973.09.17 – 1996.07.05)

Born:1935.12.20 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1973.12.30
Died:2010.01.10 († 74)

Bishop of Minna (Nigeria) (1973.09.17 – 1996.07.05)

Bishop of Yola (Nigeria) (1996.07.05 – 2010.01.10)

Prefects Apostolic of Minna (Roman Rite)

Fr. Edmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1964.11.25 – 1973.09.17)

Born:1925.03.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1950.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1976.01.06
Died:2010.04.17 († 85)

Prefect Apostolic of Minna (Nigeria) (1964.11.25 – 1973.09.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1973 – 1991.08.31)

Titular Bishop of Fordongianus (1975.11.20 – 1991.08.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Warri (Nigeria) (1983 – 1991.08.31)

Bishop of Warri (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 1997.03.03)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 36,031 km²

Population: 93,190 Catholics (2.6% of 3,607,500 total) (2020)

Statistics: 60 parishes, 89 priests (66 diocesan, 23 religious), 105 lay religious (26 brothers, 79 sisters), 87 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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