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Diocese of Nnewi

Dioecesis Nneviensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 November 2001
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Onitsha
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 662 (255 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Secretariat, P.M.B. 5099, Nnewi, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (046)461.030; 461.124
  • Fax: 460.018

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 November 2001ErectedArchdiocese of Onitsha Diocese of Nnewi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2001312,360614,82250.8%6413774,0561346ap2002
2002438,905658,35866.7%158191772,4793910447ap2003
2003447,075674,81666.3%134181522,9413710147ap2004
2004458,302687,45366.7%144181622,8293810551ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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