Catholic Church


Republic of Uganda (Uganda)


Also known as: Uganda (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português, latine), l'Ouganda (français), 烏干達 (正體中文), ウガンダ (日本語)

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: Kampala

Population: 35,918,915

Area: 199,710 km²

Patron Saint: Mary Queen of Africa

Religions: Roman Catholic 41.9%, Protestant 42% (Anglican 35.9%, Pentecostal 4.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.5%), Muslim 12.1%, other 3.1%, none 0.9%

Languages: English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

Motto: For God and My Country (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Rwanda Rwanda, ← Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa, ↑ South Sudan South Sudan, → Kenya Kenya, ↓ Tanzania Tanzania

Circumscriptions (20): Metr. Archdioceses (4), Dioceses (15), Military Ordinariates (1)

Roman Rite (20): Arua, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Jinja, Kabale, Kampala, Kasana–Luweero, Kasese, Kiyinda–Mityana, Kotido, Lira, Lugazi, Masaka, Mbarara, Military Ordinariate of Uganda, Moroto, Nebbi, Soroti, Tororo

by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions

CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/1 total): Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala (91)Wamala (91) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (20), Basilicas Basilicas (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Uganda Link Archbishop Michael August Blume, S.V.D. (71)

Conference of Bishops: Uganda Episcopal Conference Link Archbishop John Baptist Odama (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (A.M.E.C.E.A.) Link Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (60)

as of 2018.03.25

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