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Diocese of Issele-Uku

Dioecesis Isseleukuanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Odogwu Elue, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 July 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Benin City
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 3,011 (1,162 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://issele-ukudiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 63, Issele-Uku, Bendel State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (080)3714.23.69
  • Fax: (056)28.24.12

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 July 1973ErectedDiocese of Benin City Diocese of Issele-Uku (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198064,312406,00015.8%1310232,796102113ap1981
199099,727358,14227.8%305352,849124622ap1991
1999240,184715,87833.6%478554,366156031ap2000
2000245,186734,19933.4%519604,086186135ap2001
2001254,995785,59432.5%589673,805186135ap2002
2002275,300883,79031.1%578654,235178336ap2003
2003283,850905,88431.3%579664,300189336ap2004
2004292,366951,11730.7%6610763,8461910136ap2005
2006308,596996,41031.0%7910893,4672811836ap2007

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


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