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Diocese of

Lira

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,034 km²

Population: 1,296,780 Catholics (61.1% of 2,123,544 total) (2017)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 2 missions, 76 priests (61 diocesan, 15 religious), 99 lay religious (16 brothers, 83 sisters), 45 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gulu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.11.23 – ...):Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok (63)Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok (63)Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok (63)Permalink
(2018.11.23 – ...)

Bishop of Lira (Uganda)

Born:1957.04.07 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:2011.04.30

Bishop of Nebbi (Uganda) (2011.02.08 – 2018.11.23)

Bishop of Lira (Uganda) (2018.11.23 – ...)

Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (78)Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (78)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – 2018.11.23)

Bishop emeritus of Lira (Uganda)

Born:1942.04.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1967.03.11
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.09

Bishop of Lira (Uganda) (2005.04.01 – 2018.11.23)

Bishop Joseph OyangaPermalink
(1989.07.04 – 2003.12.02)

Your will be done

Born:1936.02.28 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1989.10.01
Died:2018.07.21 († 82)

Bishop of Lira (Uganda) (1989.07.04 – 2003.12.02)

Bishop Cesare AsiliPermalink
(1968.07.12 – 1988.10.12)

Born:1924.09.20 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1968.10.27
Died:1988.10.12 († 64)

Bishop of Lira (Uganda) (1968.07.12 – 1988.10.12)


as of 2020.06.16

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