Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlu

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Diocese of Orlu
Dioecesis Orluanus
Location
Country  Nigeria
Territory Imo State
Ecclesiastical province Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Owerri
Metropolitan Archbishop of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Owerri
Coordinates 5°47′47″N 7°02′20″E / 5.79639°N 7.03889°E / 5.79639; 7.03889
Statistics
Area 929 km2 (359 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
881,385
562,837 (63.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established November 29, 1980
Cathedral Holy Trinity Cathedral in Orlu
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. A.T. Ukwuoma
Emeritus Bishops Gregory O. Ochiagha
Map
Orlu is located in Imo State shown in red.
Orlu is located in Imo State shown in red.
Website
www.orludiocese.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlu (Latin: Orluan(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Orlu in the Ecclesiastical province of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri in Nigeria.

History[edit]

  • November 29, 1980: Established as Diocese of Orlu from the Diocese of Owerri

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is Holy Trinity Cathedral in Orlu.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Orlu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Augustine T. Ukwuoma(since June, 2008)
    • Bishop Emeritus Gregory O. Ochiagha (since June, 2008)

See also[edit]

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