Diocese of

Nsukka

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Nsukka / Nsukkan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Onitsha

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.04.13 – ...):Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (67)Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nsukka (Roman Rite)

Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (67)Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (67)
(2013.04.13 – ...)

Bishop of Nsukka (Nigeria)

Volumus Jesum videre

Born:1956.08.18 (Imilike Ani, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1984.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:2013.07.04

Priest of Enugu (Nigeria) (1984.07.28 – 1990.11.19)

Priest of Nsukka (Nigeria) (1990.11.19 – 2013.04.13)

Bishop of Nsukka (Nigeria) (2013.04.13 – ...)

Bishop Francis Emmanuel Ogbonna Okobo (87)Bishop Francis Emmanuel Ogbonna Okobo (87)
(1990.11.19 – 2013.04.13)

Bishop emeritus of Nsukka (Nigeria)

Surgite eamus hinc

Born:1936.11.04 (Lejja, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.06

Priest of Enugu (Nigeria) (1966.06.04 – 1990.11.19)

Bishop of Nsukka (Nigeria) (1990.11.19 – 2013.04.13)

Special Churches

Aguleri (↙), Idah (↖), Otukpo (↗), Gboko (→), Abakaliki (↘), Enugu (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,180 km²

Population: 1,103,961 Catholics (69.3% of 1,593,655 total)

Pastoral Centres: 220 parishes, 4 missions

Personnel: 345 priests (320 diocesan, 25 religious), 300 religious (204 brothers, 96 sisters), 177 seminarians

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