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Diocese of Issele-Uku
Dioecesis Isseleukuanus
Statistics
Country: Nigeria
Metropolitan: Benin City
Rite: Latin Rite
Area: 3,011 km²
Population:
  Total:
  Catholics:

951,117 (2004)
292,366 (30.7%)
Ordinaries
Bishop: Michael Odogwu Elue

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Issele-Uku (Latin: Isseleukuan(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Issele-Uku in the Ecclesiastical province of Benin City in Nigeria.

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History

  • July 5, 1973: Established as Diocese of Issele-Uku from Diocese of Benin City

Special churches

The Cathedral is St. Paul's Cathedral in Issele-Uku.

Leadership

  • Bishops of Issele-Uku (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Michael Odogwu Elue (since 2003.11.14)
    • Bishop Emmanuel Otteh (1996.11.08 – 2003.11.14)
    • Bishop Anthony Okonkwo Gbuji (1973.07.05 – 1996.11.08)

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