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Diocese of

Lira

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,034 km²

Population: 1,215,177 Catholics (55.7% of 2,181,955 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gulu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 2 missions, 63 priests (48 diocesan, 15 religious), 135 lay religious (17 brothers, 118 sisters), 33 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.04.01 – ...):Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (74)Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (74)Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (74)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – ...)

Bishop 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 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Oyanga (80)Bishop Joseph Oyanga (80)Permalink
(1989.07.04 – 2003.12.02)

Bishop emeritus of Lira (Uganda)

Your will be done

Born:1936.02.28 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1989.10.01

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 2016.12.03

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