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Diocese of Osogbo

Dioecesis Osogboanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 March 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ibadan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 8,062 (3,113 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 78, Oke-Ayepe, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (035)24.10.84
  • Fax: 24.22.84

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 March 1995ErectedDiocese of Oyo Diocese of Osogbo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199760,0001,914,1063.1%1814321,875155926ap2000
200045,0001,745,4902.6%2212341,323136326ap2001
200140,0001,500,0002.7%2910391,025115928ap2002
200240,0001,510,0002.6%259341,176105928ap2003
200340,0001,510,0002.6%299381,05297028ap2004
200440,0001,500,0002.7%3584393097030ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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