Diocese of

Ikot Ekpene

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ikot Ekpene / Ikotekpenen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.07.16 – ...):Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh (67)Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ikot Ekpene (Roman Rite)

Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh (67)Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh (67)
(2010.07.16 – ...)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria)

Born:1956.07.18 (Nto Iblam, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.09

Priest of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1984.07.07 – 2010.07.16)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (2010.07.16 – ...)

Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)
(1989.09.01 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria)

Born:1949.08.03 (Ikot Uko Etor, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.05.14

Priest of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1978.07.02 – 1988.01.18)

Titular Bishop of Capra (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1988.01.18 – 1989.09.01)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1989.09.01 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (2009.05.04 – ...)

Cardinal Dominic Ignatius Ekandem
(1963.03.01 – 1989.06.19)

In cruce salus

Born:1917 (Obio Ibiono, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1954.02.07
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:1995.11.24 (Garki, Nigeria † 77)

Priest of Calabar (Nigeria) (1947.12.07 – 1953.08.07)

Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Isauria (1953.08.07 – 1963.03.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calabar (Nigeria) (1953.08.07 – 1963.03.01)

Bishop of Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria) (1963.03.01 – 1989.06.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1970 – 1973)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (1973 – 1979)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1976.05.24 – 1995.11.24)

Founder of Missionary Society of Saint Paul of Nigeria (1977.10.23)

President of Association of the Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (1978 – 1983)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Abuja (Nigeria) (1981.11.06 – 1989.06.19)

Archbishop-Bishop of Abuja (Nigeria) (1989.06.19 – 1992.09.28)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Port Harcourt (↙), Aba (←), Umuahia (↑), Uyo (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,263 km²

Population: 60,150 Catholics (5.1% of 1,172,082 total)

Pastoral Centres: 53 parishes, 16 missions

Personnel: 210 priests (134 diocesan, 76 religious), 283 religious (187 brothers, 96 sisters), 57 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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