Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora

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Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora
Vicariatus Apostolicus Kongtagoranus
Location
Country  Nigeria
Territory a portion of Niger State
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Coordinates 10°24′11″N 5°28′23″E / 10.40306°N 5.47306°E / 10.40306; 5.47306
Statistics
Area 55,000 km2 (21,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,300,000
25,595 (2%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established May 21, 2002
Cathedral Saint Michael Cathedral in Kontagora
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. Bulus Dauwa Yohanna
Map
Kontagora is located in Niger State which is shown here in red.
Kontagora is located in Niger State which is shown here in red.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Kongtagoranus) is a Roman Catholic apostolic Vicariate located in the city of Kontagora in Nigeria.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicar Apostolics of Kontagora (Roman rite)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Kontagora (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A. (later Bishop) (December 15, 1995 – April 30, 2002)

Special Churches[edit]

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