Catholic Diocese of Zaria, Nigeria Appeal Apr 9/10

04-03-2016Weekly ReflectionFr. Lawrence Bakut and Fr. Barnabas Duniya

The Diocese of Zaria, Nigeria was erected on March 3, 2001 via promulgation by Blessed John Paul II with Bishop George J. Dodo appointed as first bishop. He was here in Flagstaff in December 2010 and early this month.

The Diocese of Zaria is located in Kaduna State of Nigeria with the majority of the population as Muslims. Zaria town has a total population of about 1.8m people and out of this 68,000 are Catholics.