Diocese of

Port Harcourt

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Port Harcourt / Portus Harcurten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.05.04 – ...):Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)
Auxiliary Bishop (2019.02.12 – ...):Bishop Patrick Eluke (57)Bishop Patrick Eluke (57)

Titular Bishop of Photice

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Harcourt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)Bishop Camillus Archibong Etokudoh (74)
(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 – ...)

Bishop Alexius Obabu Makozi
(1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Born:1932.02.15 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.05.30
Died:2016.01.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1971.02.20 – 1972.07.30)

Bishop of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1972.07.30 – 1991.08.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Lokoja (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 1992.03.06)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1991.08.31 – 2009.05.04)

Bishop Edmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S.
(Apostolic Administrator 1973 – 1991.08.31)

Bishop Dominic Ignatius Ekandem (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1973)

Bishop Godfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp.
(1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Born:1913.12.19 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1961.09.03
Died:1977.03.17 († 63)

Bishop of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (1961.05.16 – 1970.03.07)

Bishop of Enugu (Nigeria) (1970.03.07 – 1977.03.17)

Special Churches

Bomadi (←), Warri (β†–), Owerri (↑), Aba (β†—), Ikot Ekpene (β†’), Uyo (β†˜)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 10,500 kmΒ²

Population: 1,147,893 Catholics (19.1% of 5,997,619 total)

Pastoral Centres: 130 parishes

Personnel: 192 priests (160 diocesan, 32 religious), 170 religious (54 brothers, 116 sisters), 87 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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