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Diocese of

Hoima

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 17,200 km²

Population: 1,075,812 Catholics (51.6% of 2,084,214 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mbarara

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 38 parishes, 2 missions, 133 priests (129 diocesan, 4 religious), 130 lay religious (12 brothers, 118 sisters), 147 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.11.30 – ...):Bishop Vincent Kirabo (60)Bishop Vincent Kirabo (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hoima (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincent Kirabo (60)Bishop Vincent Kirabo (60)Permalink
(2015.11.30 – ...)

Bishop of Hoima (Uganda)

Born:1955.10.01 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1979.09.09
Consecrated Bishop:2016.02.28

Bishop of Hoima (Uganda) (2015.11.30 – ...)

Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha (54)Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha (54)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.11 – 2015.11.30)

Bishop Deogratias Muganwa ByabazairePermalink
(1991.03.09 – 2014.02.08)

Amor et pax

Born:1941.10.09 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1969.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:1990.08.18
Died:2014.02.08 († 72)

Coadjutor Bishop of Hoima (Uganda) (1990.05.21 – 1991.03.09)

Bishop of Hoima (Uganda) (1991.03.09 – 2014.02.08)

Bishop Albert Edward Baharagate (86)Bishop Albert Edward Baharagate (86)Permalink
(1969.07.07 – 1991.03.09)

Bishop emeritus of Hoima (Uganda)

Born:1930.02.25 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1958.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.01

Bishop of Hoima (Uganda) (1969.07.07 – 1991.03.09)

Bishop Cipriano Biyehima KihangirePermalink
(1965.08.09 – 1968.12.19)

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)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.06.23

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