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Diocese of Orlu

Dioecesis Orluanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 November 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Owerri
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 929 (358 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 430, Orlu, Imo State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (083)52.02.96

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 November 1980ErectedDiocese of Owerri Diocese of Orlu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990645,000867,00074.4%896956,789116345ap1991
1999524,385875,31659.9%165121772,962208687ap2000
2000528,915881,39460.0%157121693,129219890ap2001
2001535,614881,38560.8%171121832,9262120497ap2002
2002548,462881,38562.2%187142012,72831109104ap2003
2003549,765900,07861.1%210132232,46530114108ap2004
2004562,837881,38563.9%219212402,34542111112ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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