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Diocese of

Port Harcourt

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Port Harcourt / Portus Harcurten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.05.04 – ...):Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (73)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (73)
Auxiliary Bishop (2019.02.12 – ...):Bishop Patrick Eluke (55)Bishop Patrick Eluke (55)

Titular Bishop of Photice

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Harcourt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (73)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (73)Permalink
(2009.05.04 – ...)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria)

Born:1949.08.03 (Ikot Uko Etor, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.05.14

Titular Bishop of Capra (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1989.09.01 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (2009.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Alexius Obabu MakoziPermalink
(1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Born:1932.02.15 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.05.30
Died:2016.01.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1972.07.30 – 1991.08.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 1992.03.06)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop Edmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1973 – 1991.08.31)

Bishop Dominic Ignatius Ekandem (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1973)

Bishop Godfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Born:1913.12.19 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1961.09.03
Died:1977.03.17 († 63)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Bishop of Enugu (Nigeria) (1970.03.07 – 1977.03.17)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 10,500 km²

Population: 1,149,987 Catholics (19.2% of 5,999,075 total) (2020)

Statistics: 144 parishes, 184 priests (153 diocesan, 31 religious), 160 lay religious (46 brothers, 114 sisters), 81 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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