Diocese of

Aba

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Aba / Aban(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Owerri

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.12.28 – ...):Bishop Augustine Ndubueze Echema (65)Bishop Augustine Ndubueze Echema (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustine Ndubueze Echema (65)Bishop Augustine Ndubueze Echema (65)
(2019.12.28 – ...)

Bishop of Aba (Nigeria)

Born:1958.12.28 (Ohuhu Nsulu, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:2020.02.12

Priest of Owerri (Nigeria) (1986.08.16 – 2019.12.28)

Bishop of Aba (Nigeria) (2019.12.28 – ...)

Bishop Vincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp.
(1990.04.02 – 2015.02.08)

Born:1941.04.05 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1990.07.01
Died:2015.02.08 († 73)

Bishop of Aba (Nigeria) (1990.04.02 – 2015.02.08)

Special Churches

Port Harcourt (↙), Owerri (↖), Ahiara (↑), Umuahia (↗), Ikot Ekpene (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,494 km²

Population: 647,102 Catholics (48.1% of 1,345,630 total)

Pastoral Centres: 96 parishes, 7 missions

Personnel: 265 priests (179 diocesan, 86 religious), 1 deacon, 231 religious (99 brothers, 132 sisters), 93 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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