Diocese of

Uyo

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Uyo / Uyoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.05 – ...):Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (64)Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uyo (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (64)Bishop John Ebebe Ayah (64)
(2014.07.05 – ...)

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria)

Born:1959.12.10 (Buja-Obanliku, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:2007.01.06

Priest of Ogoja (Nigeria) (1993.07.24 – 2006.10.14)

Bishop of Ogoja (Nigeria) (2006.10.14 – 2014.07.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Ogoja (Nigeria) (2014.07.05 – 2017.04.09)

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria) (2014.07.05 – ...)

Archbishop Joseph Effiong Ekuwem (74)Bishop Joseph Effiong Ekuwem (74) (later Archbishop)
(1989.07.04 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabar (Nigeria)

Born:1949.12.18 (Offi Udah, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1979.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1989.12.09

Priest of Calabar (Nigeria) (1979.06.30 – 1989.07.04)

Bishop of Uyo (Nigeria) (1989.07.04 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabar (Nigeria) (2013.02.02 – ...)

Special Churches

Port Harcourt (↙), Ikot Ekpene (←), Umuahia (↖), Calabar (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 8,342 km²

Population: 988,158 Catholics (12.6% of 7,873,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 92 parishes

Personnel: 119 priests (115 diocesan, 4 religious), 65 religious (4 brothers, 61 sisters), 35 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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