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Diocese of Uyo

Dioecesis Uyoensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Ebebe Ayah, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 July 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calabar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 5,969 (2,305 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Secretariat, 5 Dominic Utuk Avenue, P.M.B. 1212, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 July 1989ErectedDiocese of Calabar Diocese of Uyo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990377,3003,000,00012.6%465517,39854230ap1991
1997598,0281,779,85633.6%4555011,96063239ap2004
2008719,0001,915,00037.5%732759,58625663ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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