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Diocese of

Shendam

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Shendam / Shendamen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jos

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.11.05 – ...):Bishop Philip Davou Dung (64)Bishop Philip Davou Dung (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Shendam (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philip Davou Dung (64)Bishop Philip Davou Dung (64)
(2016.11.05 – ...)

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria)

Born:1958.08.19 (Kuru Station, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.11

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) (2016.11.05 – ...)

Bishop James Naanman Daman, O.S.A.
(2007.06.02 – 2015.01.12)

Born:1956.04.10 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1982.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.24
Died:2015.01.12 († 58)

Bishop of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – 2007.06.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Jalingo (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2008.04.16)

Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) (2007.06.02 – 2015.01.12)

Statistics

Area: 11,644 km²

Population: 219,974 Catholics (13.4% of 1,642,881 total) (2020)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 39 missions, 50 priests (48 diocesan, 2 religious), 19 lay religious (2 brothers, 17 sisters), 49 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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