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Diocese of Kafanchan

Dioecesis Kafancanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 July 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kaduna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 11,360 (4,387 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 85, Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: 080.680.64.876

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 July 1995ErectedArchdiocese of Jos
Archdiocese of Kaduna
Diocese of Kafanchan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999233,781963,19724.3%403435,436131525ap2000
2000234,782983,19723.9%403435,460131325ap2001
2001235,7831,003,19723.5%403435,483132025ap2002
2002241,8581,023,19723.6%402425,758121725ap2003
2003248,7511,051,33523.7%372396,378122028ap2004
2004250,0001,080,24723.1%402425,952122630ap2005
2006265,4721,141,00023.3%516574,657162230ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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