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Diocese of Uromi

Dioecesis Uromiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 December 2005
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Benin City
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 2,938 (1,134 Square Miles)
  • Description: Esan West, Esan Central, Inyi, Esan North-East, Esan South-East, and Igueben
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, P.M.B. 7, 311115 Uromi, Edo State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0817)17.26.716

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 December 2005ErectedArchdiocese of Benin City Diocese of Uromi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2005102,045787,88413.0%4813611,6722915bul14Dec2005
2010119,738827,05014.5%429512,347343419ap2011
2014140,526947,85114.8%6017771,825563720ap2015
2017191,300954,00020.1%7122932,056624518ap2018

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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