“Condolences to Family of Late Bishop Dr Karowei Dorgu, Who Passed at 65”

By | September 11, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Dr Karowei Dorgu, the Bishop of Woolwich, has passed away at the age of 65 after battling a long illness. Faith Matters expresses their deepest condolences to his family, loved ones, and congregants during this difficult time.

We regret to announce the passing of Bishop Karowei Dorgu, the esteemed Bishop of Woolwich, at the age of 65. Bishop Dorgu succumbed to a long illness, leaving behind a legacy of faith, compassion, and dedication to his congregation and the community.

Born in Nigeria, Bishop Dorgu moved to the United Kingdom in the 1980s, where he became a prominent figure in the Anglican Church. He was ordained as a priest in 1989 and later consecrated as Bishop of Woolwich in 2017. Throughout his ministry, he tirelessly worked to spread the message of love, hope, and inclusion.


Bishop Dorgu’s leadership was marked by his commitment to social justice and interfaith dialogue. He actively engaged with various faith communities, promoting understanding and cooperation. His efforts to bridge divides and foster unity earned him respect and admiration from people of all backgrounds.

Beyond his pastoral duties, Bishop Dorgu was a passionate advocate for education. He believed in the transformative power of knowledge and worked to ensure access to quality education for all. His advocacy extended to addressing social issues, including poverty, inequality, and homelessness.

Those who knew Bishop Dorgu describe him as a humble and compassionate leader, always ready to lend an ear and provide guidance. His love for his congregation and the wider community was evident in his actions, as he tirelessly worked to support and uplift those in need.

The passing of Bishop Dorgu leaves a void in the hearts of many, as his influence and impact were far-reaching. His legacy will continue to inspire and guide future generations, serving as a reminder of the power of faith and the importance of serving others.

Our deepest condolences go out to Bishop Dorgu’s family, loved ones, and congregants during this difficult time. May they find solace in the memories of his remarkable life and the knowledge that his work will live on..