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Diocese of Gboko

Dioecesis Gbokensis



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Bishop(s)

  • William Amove Avenya, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 December 2012
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abuja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 10,692 (4,129 Square Miles)
  • Description: Civil districts: Gboko, Buruku, Kwande, Ushongo, Vandeikya, Tarka, and Konshisha

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 December 2012ErectedDiocese of Makurdi Diocese of Gboko (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2012896,8601,690,00053.1%808011,21062334bul:29Dec2012

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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