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Diocese of

Fort Portal

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,553 km²

Population: 1,016,861 Catholics (40.1% of 2,537,415 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mbarara

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 24 parishes, 2 missions, 118 priests (111 diocesan, 7 religious), 277 lay religious (46 brothers, 231 sisters), 71 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.03.18 – ...):Bishop Robert Kisaija Muhiirwa (60)Bishop Robert Kisaija Muhiirwa (60)
Auxiliary Bishop (1999.01.02 – ...):Bishop Joseph Mugenyi Sabiiti (70)Bishop Joseph Mugenyi Sabiiti (70)

Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Numidia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fort Portal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Kisaija Muhiirwa (60)Bishop Robert Kisaija Muhiirwa (60)Permalink
(2003.03.18 – ...)

Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda)

Born:1958.10.23 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1985.08.11
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.15

Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda) (2003.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Paul Lokiru KalandaPermalink
(1991.06.17 – 2003.03.18)

I will be with you as I was with Moses

Born:1927.02.24 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1981.03.22
Died:2015.08.19 († 88)

Bishop of Moroto (Uganda) (1980.11.29 – 1991.06.17)

Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda) (1991.06.17 – 2003.03.18)

President of Uganda Episcopal Conference (1994 – 2002)

Bishop Serapio Bwemi MagamboPermalink
(1972.11.16 – 1991.06.17)

Born:1928.05.08 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.01
Died:1995.02.08 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Proconsulari (1969.06.26 – 1972.11.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda) (1969.06.26 – 1972.11.16)

Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda) (1972.11.16 – 1991.06.17)

Bishop Vincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C.Permalink
(1961.02.21 – 1972.11.16)

Born:1906.03.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.18
Died:1982.11.01 († 76)

Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda) (1961.02.21 – 1972.11.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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