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Diocese of Otukpo

Dioecesis Otukpoenus



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Ekwoy Apochi, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 July 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abuja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 9,636 (3,721 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1400, Otukpo, Benue State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (044)662.221
  • Fax: 662.220

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 July 1995ErectedDiocese of Makurdi Diocese of Otukpo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999364,0242,318,21515.7%2713409,100133329ap2000
2000379,1522,348,24016.1%3213458,425133529ap2001
2001453,6701,520,41029.8%3513489,451133030ap2002
2002472,5302,610,32018.1%3513489,844133030ap2003
2003497,6422,705,04718.4%35134810,367133230ap2004
2004502,4372,843,10517.7%35144910,253142430ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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