Roman Catholic Diocese of Lokoja

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Diocese of Lokoja
Dioecesis Lokoianus
Location
Country  Nigeria
Territory Kogi State
Ecclesiastical province Abuja
Metropolitan Cardinal of Abuja
Coordinates 7°48′08″N 6°44′34″E / 7.80222°N 6.74278°E / 7.80222; 6.74278
Statistics
Area 24,750 km2 (9,560 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,465,530
36,507 (2.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established July 6, 1964
Cathedral Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Lokoja
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. Martin Dada Abejide Olorunmolu
Map
Lokoja is located in Kogi State which is shown here in red.
Lokoja is located in Kogi State which is shown here in red.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lokoja (Latin: Lokoian(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Lokoja, Kogi State in the Ecclesiastical province of Abuja in Nigeria.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Lokoja.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Lokoja (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Kabba (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Auguste Delisle, C.S.Sp. (1964.07.06 – 1965.05.05)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Kabba (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Auguste Delisle, C.S.Sp. (1955.05.27 – 1964.07.06)

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