Diocese of

Zaria

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Zaria / Zarien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kaduna

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.09.21 – ...):Bishop Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh (54)Bishop Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zaria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh (54)Bishop Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh (54)
(2023.09.21 – ...)

Bishop of Zaria (Nigeria)

Born:1970.06.10 (Zangon Kataf, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1999.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2023.12.14

Priest of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1999.07.10 – 2023.09.21)

Bishop of Zaria (Nigeria) (2023.09.21 – ...)

Bishop George Jonathan Dodo
(2000.12.05 – 2022.07.08)

Born:1956.04.17 (Zuturung Mago, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.03
Died:2022.07.08 (Nigeria † 66)

Priest of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1983.06.18 – 2000.12.05)

Bishop of Zaria (Nigeria) (2000.12.05 – 2022.07.08)

Special Churches

Kontagora (←), Sokoto (↖), Katsina (↑), Kano (↗), Kaduna (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 18,000 km²

Population: 53,000 Catholics (2.0% of 2,614,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 29 parishes

Personnel: 51 priests (49 diocesan, 2 religious), 4 religious (2 brothers, 2 sisters), 29 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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