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Diocese of Port Harcourt

Dioecesis Portus Harcurtensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 May 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calabar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 21,850 (8,439 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1113, 1 Kaduna St., Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (084)33.30.57
  • Fax: 23.74.44

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 May 1961ErectedDiocese of Owerri Diocese of Port Harcourt (erected)
17 March 1991Territory LostDiocese of Port Harcourt
Diocese of Warri
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Bomadi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969440440482822ap1971
198073,7892,593,0002.8%316193,883161218ap1981
199093,5943,045,0003.1%1661771,215623321ap1991
1999100,6003,500,0002.9%3013432,3391310440ap2000
2000110,9003,500,0003.2%2821492,2632111147ap2001
2001112,1183,500,0003.2%86261121,001329352ap2002
2002200,0004,121,4214.9%106181241,6122310845ap2003
20032,070,6064,321,42547.9%1061812416,6982713248ap2004
2004218,4124,521,4294.8%119211401,5603215560ap2005

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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