Roman Catholic Diocese of Minna

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Diocese of Minna
Dioecesis Minnaensis
Location
Country  Nigeria
Territory eastern portion of Niger State
Ecclesiastical province Kaduna
Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna
Coordinates 9°36′50″N 6°33′25″E / 9.61389°N 6.55694°E / 9.61389; 6.55694
Statistics
Area 56,229 km2 (21,710 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,267,107
65,858 (2.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established September 17, 1973
Cathedral Saint Michael Cathedral in Minna
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. Martin Igwe Uzoukwu
Map
The Diocese of Minna is located in eastern Niger State which is shown here in red.
The Diocese of Minna is located in eastern Niger State which is shown here in red.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Minna (Latin: Minnaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Minna in the Ecclesiastical province of Kaduna in Nigeria.

History[edit]

  • November 9, 1964: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Minna from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kaduna
  • September 17, 1973: Promoted as Diocese of Minna

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is St. Michael’s Cathedral in Minna.

Leadership[edit]

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