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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos {Lagosen(sis) in Latin} is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Lagosmarker in Nigeriamarker.

History

  • 1860.08.28: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Dahomey from the Apostolic Vicariate of Two Guineas and Senegambia in Gabonmarker
  • 1870.08.24: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Benin Coast
  • 1943.01.12: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Lagos
  • 1950.04.18: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lagos


Special Churches

The seat of the archbishop is Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lagos.

Leadership



Suffragan Diocese



See also



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