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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Nov 201757.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Dominica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Jamaica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Kitts and Nevis, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Vincent and Grenadines, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Guyana, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Delegate to AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
19 Feb 201854.9ResignedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of AhiaraBishop Emeritus
74.0CeasedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanApostolic Administrator of AhiaraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja
66.0AppointedLucius Iwejuru UgorjiApostolic Administrator of AhiaraBishop of Umuahia
27 Feb 201860.3DiedJoseph Danlami BagobiriBishop of Kafanchan
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Lucia, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Grenada, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
28 Feb 201860.1AppointedSimon T. FaddoulBishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Annunciazione) (Maronite)
9 Mar 201857.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
4 Apr 201856.3AppointedPaul Adegboyega OlawooreCoadjutor Bishop of IlorinBishop
7 Apr 201860.2Ordained BishopSimon T. FaddoulBishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Annunciazione) (Maronite)
25 May 201851.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
51.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
13 Jul 201856.6Ordained BishopPaul Adegboyega OlawooreCoadjutor Bishop of IlorinBishop
31 Aug 201851.8Ordained BishopErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
8 Sep 201858.3AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Belize, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
17 Jan 201954.9AppointedFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode
79.5RetiredAlbert Ayinde FasinaBishop of Ijebu-OdeBishop Emeritus
12 Feb 201951.8AppointedPatrick S. ElukeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
51.8AppointedPatrick S. ElukeTitular Bishop of PhoticeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
11 Mar 201960.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaCoadjutor Archbishop of AbujaArchbishop
60.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of JosArchbishop of Abuja
25 Apr 201955.2Ordained BishopFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode
9 May 201952.1Ordained BishopPatrick S. ElukeTitular Bishop of PhoticeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
27 May 201985.0DiedKevin Joseph AjeBishop Emeritus of Sokoto
11 Jun 201957.5SucceededPaul Adegboyega OlawooreBishop of Ilorin
74.5ResignedAyo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P.Bishop of IlorinBishop Emeritus
4 Jul 201975.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to SpainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to AndorraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
17 Oct 201952.5AppointedMoses ChikweAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
52.5AppointedMoses ChikweTitular Bishop of FlumenzerAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
9 Nov 201961.2SucceededIgnatius Ayau KaigamaArchbishop of Abuja
75.7RetiredJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanArchbishop of AbujaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
12 Dec 201952.6Ordained BishopMoses ChikweTitular Bishop of FlumenzerAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
51.8AppointedJulius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan
28 Dec 201961.0AppointedAugustine Ndubueze EchemaBishop of Aba
6 Jan 202060.5AppointedMatthew Ishaya AuduArchbishop of Jos
13 Feb 202061.1Ordained BishopAugustine Ndubueze EchemaBishop of Aba
14 Feb 202061.8DiedPeter Iorzuul AdobohBishop of Katsina-Ala
17 Feb 202064.6AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaApostolic Administrator of Katsina-AlaBishop of Gboko
20 Feb 202052.0Ordained BishopJulius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan
31 Mar 202060.8InstalledMatthew Ishaya AuduArchbishop of Jos
61.6CeasedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of JosArchbishop of Abuja

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