My Twitter Feed

March 18, 2018

Nigeria loses Catholic Bishop

Bishop Joseph Danlami Bagobiri
Swift Share!


The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province has announced the passing to glory of her Shepherd, Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Danlami Bagobiri in the early hours of Tuesday, 27th February, 2018. He was aged 61.

Late Bishop Bagobiri was born on Nov. 8, 1957, in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State, ordained priest in June 1983 and Bishop on October 21, 1995.

Meanwhile, an Administrator has been appointed for Kafanchan Diocese. He is Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Abba Biliyok.

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Rev. Matthew Ndagoso announced the choice of Fr. Biliyok during a session with the priests’ council and representatives of the lay faithful.

The Administrator was ordained priest in 1977. Until his appointment he was the parish priest of St. Raphael Parish, Fadan Kamantan in Zonkwa deanery, Kafanchan.



Leave A Comment