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Diocese of Ekiti

Dioecesis Ekitiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 11 December 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ibadan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 5,700 (2,201 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Secretariat, P.O. Box 136, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (030)250.871
  • Fax: 250.073

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Ado-Ekiti
30 July 1972ErectedDiocese of Ondo Diocese of Ado-Ekiti (erected)
Diocese of Ekiti
11 December 1972Name ChangedDiocese of Ado-Ekiti Diocese of Ekiti

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Ekiti
198088,0001,549,0005.7%612184,888121612ap1981
1990110,8001,830,0006.1%212234,81724121ap1991
1999130,0001,788,0007.3%297363,61175637ap2000
2000200,1001,945,30010.3%396454,44665336ap2001
2001207,3121,950,00010.6%395444,71155234ap2002
2002216,1162,050,00010.5%346405,40264836ap2003
2003217,1172,051,00010.6%407474,61975644ap2004
2004218,4662,143,95610.2%426484,55165847ap2005
2006329,2752,208,21314.9%535585,67755561ap2007

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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