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Diocese of Abeokuta

Dioecesis Abeokutanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 October 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lagos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 9,636 (3,721 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 206, Ibara, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0803)32.22.081

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 October 1997ErectedArchdiocese of Lagos Diocese of Abeokuta (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199945,8501,787,0002.6%13133,526179ap2000
200046,3001,771,8962.6%141153,08611912ap2001
200147,9431,833,9122.6%134172,82042213ap2002
200249,3791,870,5902.6%135182,74352213ap2003
200351,1881,970,5902.6%145192,69452113ap2004
200453,5031,935,4482.8%158232,326142315ap2005
200554,0001,983,0002.7%205252,16092417ap2006
200654,5002,044,0002.7%226281,94672918ap2007
201162,2992,328,0002.7%388461,354143725ap2012
201264,4322,382,0002.7%389471,370154032ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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