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Diocese of Bauchi

Dioecesis Bauchianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Malachy John Goltok, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 31 December 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 64,605 (24,953 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bauchidiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, St. John's Catholic Cathedral, Yandoka Road, P.O. Box 17, Bauchi, Nigeria

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Bauchi
5 July 1996ErectedArchdiocese of Jos Vicariate Apostolic of Bauchi (erected)
Diocese of Bauchi
31 December 2003ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bauchi Diocese of Bauchi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Bauchi
199975,0734,700,0001.6%112135,774239ap2000
200079,0784,831,6001.6%115164,9425312ap2001
200183,0365,073,1801.6%125174,8845212ap2002
200261,8365,300,0001.2%157222,8107612ap2003
Diocese of Bauchi
200362,4545,353,0001.2%147212,97417512ap2004
200468,6995,406,5301.3%157223,12217612ap2005
200682,3175,711,0001.4%176233,57986716ap2007
201278,0006,467,0001.2%306362,1669723ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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