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Diocese of Aba

Dioecesis Abanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 April 1990
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Owerri
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 2,494 (963 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, P.O. Box 7526, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0803)31.11.464

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 April 1990ErectedDiocese of Umuahia Diocese of Aba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990198,196962,05120.6%4320633,1452828ap1991
1999313,5381,374,01822.8%5517724,354174540ap2000
2000324,1491,383,52923.4%5817754,321175740ap2001
2001250,8231,850,40013.6%5714713,532148940ap2002
2002326,1491,908,90417.1%5925843,882257541ap2003
2003559,0092,186,70625.6%6427916,142279747ap2004
2004572,1472,236,13525.6%96231194,807238949ap2005
2005585,0212,253,09026.0%90231135,177238949ap2006
2006731,2742,322,00031.5%97191166,3041912152ap2007
20111,230,0003,147,00039.1%1001611610,6031710957ap2012
20121,258,0003,219,00039.1%98401389,1154110961ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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