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Diocese of Jalingo

Dioecesis Ialingoensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Charles M. Hammawa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 February 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 61,368 (23,703 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 110, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (079)223.574
  • Fax: 223.600

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 February 1995ErectedDiocese of Yola Diocese of Jalingo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999199,2521,946,15610.2%269355,692112427ap2000
2000204,7662,096,1569.8%269355,850122528ap2001
2001220,9122,573,3368.6%287356,31192528ap2002
2002231,3742,772,2658.3%324366,42772229ap2003
2003240,3942,832,2998.5%304347,07082229ap2004
2004252,6532,832,2998.9%366426,01582528ap2005
2006265,1122,991,0008.9%405455,89152828ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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