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Diocese of

Masaka

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,199 km²

Population: 1,082,760 Catholics (59.3% of 1,826,286 total) (2017)

Statistics: 54 parishes, 273 priests (253 diocesan, 20 religious), 475 lay religious (111 brothers, 364 sisters), 146 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kampala

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.04.16 – ...):Bishop Serverus Jjumba (57)Bishop Serverus Jjumba (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Masaka (Roman Rite)

Bishop Serverus Jjumba (57)Bishop Serverus Jjumba (57)Permalink
(2019.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda)

Born:1962.08.02 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2019.07.06

Bishop of Masaka (Uganda) (2019.04.16 – ...)

Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (76)Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (76)Permalink
(1998.01.10 – 2019.04.16)

Bishop emeritus 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 – 2019.04.16)

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 2019.11.30

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