May 30, 2024
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Pope Francis appoints Fr. Ewherido as the new Bishop of Warri Diocese

Pope Francis appoints Fr. Ewherido as the new Bishop of Warri Diocese

The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Anthony Ovayero Ewherido, Rector of Saints Peter and Paul Inter-Diocesan Major Seminary in Ibadan, as Bishop of the Diocese of Warri (Nigeria).

Curriculum Vitae

H.E. Bishop Anthony Ovayero Ewherido was born on Oct. 8,1960, in Eghwu, in the Diocese of Warri. After attending the Minor Seminary in Effurun, he completed his philosophical and theological studies at Saints Peter and Paul Major Seminary in Ibadan. Later, at St’ John’s University and Fordham University in New York, he earned a Doctorate in Biblical Studies. Later, he also obtained a Diploma from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome.

He was ordained a priest on Oct. 18, 1986, incardinating in the Diocese of Warri.

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