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|New Catholic Bishop Of Ogoja Diocese Installed. (photos) by RexioKlasik(m): 7:17am On Jul 08, 2017|
Despite all odds, it was all smiles and sights and sounds of joy and jubilation in the ancient city of Ogoja, north of cross River State on the 7th of July, 2017, as a new bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Donatus Edet Akpan, was consecrated and installed for her catholic diocese. All catholic faithful, government officials,clergy from various catholic dioceses in Nigeria gathered at St. Thomas College Field in ogoja to witness this great event.
Donatus Edet Akpan, born on August 7, 1952 in Ikot Ada Utor, Essien Udim Local Govt Area of Akwa Ibom State until his appointment as bishop by Pope Francis on the 9th of April 2017, was the parish priest of Holy Rosary Church, Wuse, Abuja Archdiocese. He studied Philosophy and Theology at Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu and was ordained a priest on October 12, 1985 at St Anne’s Cathedral Ifuho, Ikot Ekpene by Most Rev Fitzgibon of Port Harcourt Diocese at the instance of His Eminence, Dominic Cardinal Ekandem. Besides having been Parish Priest in several parishes in the Archdiocese of Abuja, he was also Rector of the SS Simon and Jude Seminary, Kuje, Abuja.
Bishop Akpan is the 4th Catholic Bishop of Ogoja diocese since its promotion to the status of dioceses in the year 1955.
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|Re: New Catholic Bishop Of Ogoja Diocese Installed. (photos) by felixzo1(m): 9:39am On Jul 08, 2017|
a good one.
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