Nigeria Gets Additional Catholic Diocese, New Bishop

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Pope Francis has erected a new Diocese of Wukari, and appointed Rev. Fr. Mark Maigida Nzukwein, as the first Bishop of the Diocese.

Wukari Diocese is carved out of Jalingo Diocese and becomes a suffragan of the Metropolitan See of Jos while the new Bishop, Fr. Mark is a priest of Jalingo Diocese and currently the Rector of St. Augustine Major Seminary in Jos.

Born on July 15, 1969 in Jenuwa Nyifiye and ordained a Catholic Priest for Jalingo Diocese in July 15, 1995, Msgr. Mark studied philosophy at the St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary in Makurdi from 1987 to 1990; and theology at St. Augustine’s Major Seminary in Jos from 1991 to 1995.

Besides serving as a Rector of the Major Seminary, Msgr. Mark has held many offices in the Church including being Rector of Scared Heart Minor Seminary and Vicar General of Jalingo Diocese.

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