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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Gulu

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 27,945 km²

Population: 902,921 Catholics (60.2% of 1,500,770 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Arua, Lira, Nebbi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 27 parishes, 83 priests (56 diocesan, 27 religious), 258 lay religious (65 brothers, 193 sisters), 43 seminarians (2015)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1999.01.02 – ...):Archbishop John Baptist Odama (71)Archbishop John Baptist Odama (71)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Gulu (Roman Rite)

Archbishop John Baptist Odama (71)Archbishop John Baptist Odama (71)Permalink
(1999.01.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gulu (Uganda)

Born:1947.06.29 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1996.05.26

Bishop of Nebbi (Uganda) (1996.02.23 – 1999.01.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1999.01.02 – ...)

President of Uganda Episcopal Conference (2010 – 2018.11.14)

Bishops of Gulu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Martin Luluga (85)Bishop Martin Luluga (85)Permalink
(1990.02.08 – 1999.01.02)

Bishop emeritus of Nebbi (Uganda)

Deus caritas est

Born:1933.03.01 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1987.01.11

Auxiliary Bishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1986.10.17 – 1988.01.10)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Dacia (1986.10.17 – 1990.02.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Gulu (Uganda) (1988.01.10 – 1990.02.08)

Bishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1990.02.08 – 1999.01.02)

Bishop of Nebbi (Uganda) (1999.01.02 – 2011.02.08)

Bishop Martin Luluga (85)Bishop Martin Luluga (85)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1988.01.10 – 1990.02.08)

Bishop Cipriano Biyehima KihangirePermalink
(1968.12.19 – 1988.01.10)

Born:1918.03.19 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1951.02.17
Consecrated Bishop:1963.03.24
Died:1990.11.01 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Maura (1962.11.12 – 1964.01.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1962.11.12 – 1964.01.20)

Military Vicar of Uganda (Uganda) (1964.01.20 – 1985)

Bishop of Hoima (Uganda) (1965.08.09 – 1968.12.19)

Bishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1968.12.19 – 1988.01.10)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.J.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1968.12.19)

Born:1899.05.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1925.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1951.04.01
Died:1991.06.12 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Cerbali (1950.12.01 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Gulu (Uganda) (1950.12.01 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Gulu (Uganda) (1953.03.25 – 1968.12.19)

Titular Bishop of Lettere (1968.12.19 – 1991.06.12)

Vicars Apostolic of Gulu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.J.Permalink
(1950.12.01 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Equatorial Nile (Roman Rite)

Bishop Angelo Negri, F.S.C.I.Permalink
(1934.12.10 – 1949.11.13)

Born:1889.11.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1912.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1935.05.05
Died:1949.11.13 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Barica (1934.12.10 – 1949.11.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Equatorial Nile (Uganda) (1934.12.10 – 1949.11.13)

Prefects Apostolic of Equatorial Nile (Roman Rite)

Fr. Antonio Vignato, F.S.C.I.Permalink
(1923.07.16 – 1933)

Born:1878.01.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1902.08.03
Died:1954.04.14 († 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Equatorial Nile (Uganda) (1923.07.16 – 1933)

Superior General of Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (1937.05.02 – 1947.05.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.01.17

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