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Archdiocese of Owerri

Photo : Assumpta Cathedral Owerri, cropped | By Samuel Chijioke


Apostolic Vicariate : 12 February 1948
Elevated to diocese : 18 April 1950
Elevated to metropolitan archdiocese : 26 March 1994


Archbishop : Anthony J.V. Obinna
Auxiliary bishop : Moses Chikwe
Suffragan dioceses : Aba, Ahiara, Okigwe, Orlu, Umuahia
Location : Cathedral of the Assumption


Area : 2,996 km2
Priests : 389
Catholics : 1.7 million

Kingsley Nze

Sant’Anselmo Pontifical University
Pontifical Institute of Liturgy

Interview : Anthony Obinna

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Jean-Yves Urfie

web site of the Archdiocese of Owerri

Photos used with permission from Samuel Chijioke

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