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Roman Catholic Diocese of Bauchi

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bauchi {Latin: Bauchian(us)} is a diocese located in the city of Bauchi in the Ecclesiastical province of Jos in Nigeria.

History

  • July 5, 1996: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Bauchi from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Jos
  • December 31, 2003: Promoted as Diocese of Bauchi

Special Churches

The Cathedral is Cathedral of St. John Evangelist in Bauchi.

Leadership

  • Bishops of Bauchi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop John Moore, S.M.A. (since December 31, 2003)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Bauchi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop John Moore, S.M.A. (July 5, 1996 – December 31, 2003)

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