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Diocese of Kano

Dioecesis Kanensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 22 June 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kaduna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 43,178 (16,677 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 19 Race Course Road, P.O. Box 11115, Kano 700001, Kano State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (803)743.32.44

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kano
22 March 1991ErectedArchdiocese of Kaduna Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kano (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kano
15 December 1995ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Kano Vicariate Apostolic of Kano
Diocese of Kano
22 June 1999ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kano Diocese of Kano

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kano
1999105,9136,390,0001.7%169254,23691220ap2000
2000110,2028,688,6041.3%178254,40881122ap2001
2001127,8098,688,6041.5%178255,11281122ap2002
2002126,6108,688,6041.5%219304,22091124ap2003
2003120,6228,688,6041.4%2011313,891111424ap2004
2004123,9848,688,6041.4%2310333,757101228ap2005
2006130,0009,178,0001.4%295343,82361729ap2007
2011190,31010,488,0001.8%398474,04981834ap2012

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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