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Diocese of Ikot Ekpene

Dioecesis Ikotekpenensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 March 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calabar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 2,263 (874 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://ikotekpenediocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Secretariat, Cardinal Ekandem Ave., P.O. Box 870, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (080)335.66.970

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 March 1963ErectedDiocese of Calabar Diocese of Ikot Ekpene (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197043,000795,8065.4%127192,26371113ap1971
198075,8001,454,0005.2%289372,0484404713ap1981
199092,0331,562,0005.9%493521,769227918ap1991
199982,177813,74810.1%743771,0672110630ap2000
200084,560836,53310.1%713741,1421211230ap2001
200188,057859,95610.2%713741,1893411533ap2002
200290,258881,45410.2%753781,157368333ap2003
200394,405899,03810.5%753781,210348233ap2004
200498,552908,02810.9%823851,159368935ap2005
2006101,373932,30810.9%833861,178369136ap2007

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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