Roman Catholic Diocese of Enugu

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Diocese of Enugu
Dioecesis Enuguensis
Location
Country  Nigeria
Territory a portion of Enugu State
Ecclesiastical province Onitsha
Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha
Coordinates 6°27′9.60″N 7°30′37.20″E / 6.4526667°N 7.5103333°E / 6.4526667; 7.5103333
Statistics
Area 2,738 km2 (1,057 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,118,298
1,270,979 (60%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established November 12, 1962
Co-cathedral Holy Ghost Cathedral in Enugu
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. Callistus Valentine Onaga
Map
The city of Enugu is located in Enugu State which is shown here in red.
The city of Enugu is located in Enugu State which is shown here in red.
Website
www.catholicdioceseEnugu.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Enugu (Latin: Enuguen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Enugu in the Ecclesiastical province of Onitsha in Nigeria.

History[edit]

On November 12, 1962, the Diocese of Enugu was erected from ecclesiastical territory gained from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Onitsha.[1] On July 8, 2005 Enugu lost territory to the new Diocese of Awgu.[2]

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is Holy Ghost Cathedral in Enugu.

Ordinaries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Enugu Dioecesis Enuguensis". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. May 5, 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Awgu Dioecesis Auguensis". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. October 26, 2008. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  3. ^ "Archbishop Renzo Fratini". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. February 10, 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  4. ^ "BISHOP ONAGA, ORDAINED 5TH BISHOP OF ENUGU, BISHOP ETOKUDOR, APPOINTED BISHOP OF PORT-HARCOURT.". Diocese of Ahiara. 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  5. ^ "Bishop Anthony Okonkwo Gbuji". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. February 10, 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 

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