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Diocese of

Masaka

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,199 km²

Population: 1,044,000 Catholics (53.2% of 1,962,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kampala

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 52 parishes, 233 priests (215 diocesan, 18 religious), 577 lay religious (138 brothers, 439 sisters), 142 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.01.10 – ...):Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (73)Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Masaka (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (73)Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (73)Permalink
(1998.01.10 – ...)

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda)

Born:1943.03.23 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1995.06.24

Coadjutor Bishop of Masaka (Uganda) (1994.12.19 – 1998.01.10)

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda) (1998.01.10 – ...)

Bishop Adrian Kivumbi DdunguPermalink
(1961.11.11 – 1998.01.10)

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1923.07.15 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1962.03.18
Died:2009.12.30 († 86)

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda) (1961.11.11 – 1998.01.10)

President of Uganda Episcopal Conference (1977 – 1982)

Bishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1960.12.20)

Born:1899.06.25
Ordained Priest:1929.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1939.10.29
Died:1966.02.22 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Thibica (1939.05.25 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Masaka (Uganda) (1939.05.25 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda) (1953.03.25 – 1960.12.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rubaga (Uganda) (1960.12.20 – 1966.02.22)

Vicars Apostolic of Masaka (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1939.05.25 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.08.19

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