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Diocese of Shendam

Dioecesis Shendamensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 June 2007
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 11,644 (4,497 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Diocesan Chancery, P.O. Box 12, Shendam 940001, Plateau State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0803)459.0747; 586.8087

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 June 2007ErectedArchdiocese of Jos Diocese of Shendam (erected)
18 March 2014Territory LostArchdiocese of Jos
Diocese of Shendam
Diocese of Pankshin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2007149,051980,81015.2%306364,140717bul2Jun2007
2010165,237994,00016.6%291305,5071823ap2011
2014173,3071,000,00017.3%32325,4153828bul:18Mar2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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