Roman Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki

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Diocese of Abakaliki
Dioecesis Abakalikiensis
Location
Country  Nigeria
Ecclesiastical province Onitsha
Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha
Statistics
Area 5,953 km2 (2,298 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,769,000
374,680 (21.2%)
Parishes 74
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Secular priests 90
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Michael Nnachi Okoro
Website
www.AbakalikiDiocese.org

The Diocese of Abakaliki is a Roman Catholic diocese with its headquarters in Abakaliki, Nigeria. It was erected on 1 March, 1973 from the territory of the Diocese of Ogoja with the Right Reverend Thomas McGettrick SPS as its first bishop.

There is also a Bishop and Diocese of Abakaliki in the Anglican Church of Nigeria.

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Coordinates: 6°20′53″N 8°04′47″E / 6.3480°N 8.0798°E / 6.3480; 8.0798