How many Catholic churches do we have in Nigeria?

Archdioceses 9
Suffragan Dioceses 43
Apostolic Vicariates 2
Parishes 1,905 (2004)
Diocesan Priests 3,452

Who is the richest church?

Religious organizations

Organization Worth (billion USD) Country
The Vatican (part of the Catholic Church) 4.0 worldwide
Opus Dei (part of the Catholic Church) 2.0 worldwide
Catholic Church in the Philippines 2.0 Philippines
Church of Scientology 2.0 United States

What is the most Catholic state?

Catholicism made up a plurality of the population in four states: New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

By state.

State % Catholic Largest Christian denomination
Massachusetts 34 Catholic Church
Rhode Island 42
New Jersey 34
California 28

Is Catholic Church the first church in the world?

The Catholic Church is the oldest institution in the western world. It can trace its history back almost 2000 years. … Catholics believe that the Pope, based in Rome, is the successor to Saint Peter whom Christ appointed as the first head of His church.

How many Catholic priest do we have in Nigeria?

The boom in vocation to the priesthood in Nigeria is mainly in the eastern part (especially among the Igbo ethnic group) which accounts for over 70 percent of the country’s Catholic population.

List of dioceses.

Archdioceses 9
Diocesan Priests 3,452
Religious Priests 694
♦Total Priests 4,146 (2004)
Religious Women 3,674
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