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Diocese of Jalingo

Dioecesis Ialingoensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 February 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 60,292 (23,287 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 110, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0806)84.54.373

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 February 1995ErectedDiocese of Yola (Taraba) Diocese of Jalingo (erected)
14 December 2022Territory LostDiocese of Jalingo Diocese of Wukari (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
2013456,2933,588,00012.7%678756,08382842ap2014
2016466,8623,826,00012.2%768845,55783047ap2017
2019529,0693,924,00013.5%758836,37482945ap2020
2021558,1974,258,90013.1%908985,69583069ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 57, Page 543

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