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Diocese of Auchi

Dioecesis Auchianus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 December 2002
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Benin City
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 6,116 (2,362 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprised of the civil districts: Akoko-Edo, Etsako Central, Etsako East, Etsako West, Owan East, and Owan West.
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Diocese of Auchi, 3 Bishop's Court Road, Off Old Igarra, Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0803)39.38.873

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 December 2002ErectedArchdiocese of Benin City Diocese of Auchi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200263,480723,9058.8%372391,62722314ap2003
200364,000800,0008.0%342361,77721916ap2004
200465,000800,2008.1%302322,03123116ap2005
200667,000807,0008.3%292312,16123317ap2007
2012100,403890,00011.3%533561,79253236ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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