Roman Catholic Diocese of Minna

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Diocese of Minna

Dioecesis Minnaensis
Location
Country Nigeria
Territoryeastern portion of Niger State
Ecclesiastical provinceKaduna
MetropolitanArchbishop of Kaduna
Coordinates9°36′50″N 6°33′25″E / 9.61389°N 6.55694°E / 9.61389; 6.55694
Statistics
Area56,229 km2 (21,710 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,267,107
65,858 (2.9%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
EstablishedSeptember 17, 1973
CathedralSaint Michael Cathedral in Minna
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopMost 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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