NIGERIA: Fr Moses Chikwe Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri

OWERRI, OCTOBER 18, 2019 (CISA)– Pope Francis on October, 17 appointed Fr Moses Chikwe as the auxiliary bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri.

Fr Moses Chikwe, until his appointment, has been the Director of Education in the diocese of Owerri in southeastern Nigeria.

Fr Chikwe was born on April 4, 1967 in Uzoagba-Ikeduru and was ordained a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Owerri in July 1996.

He holds a civil Doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of California.

Fr Chikwe has previously worked as Assistant Parish priest, Holy Cross Parish Emii, Assistant Parish Priest St. Columba’s Parish Amaimo, Assistant editor of The Leader and Assistant Director of Assumpta Printing House.

He did his higher education at Loyola Marymont University in Los Angeles, United States of America.