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Diocese of

Soroti

Uganda Uganda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,921 km²

Population: 1,951,329 Catholics (58.3% of 3,348,437 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tororo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 26 parishes, 65 priests (62 diocesan, 3 religious), 48 lay religious (3 brothers, 45 sisters), 48 seminarians (2015)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2014.01.02 – ...):Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66)Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tororo (Uganda)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Soroti (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66)Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.01.02 – ...)

Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66)Bishop Emmanuel Obbo, A.J. (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2007.06.27 – 2014.01.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tororo (Uganda)
Apostolic Administrator of Soroti (Uganda)

Born:1952.10.07 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.06

Bishop of Soroti (Uganda) (2007.06.27 – 2014.01.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tororo (Uganda) (2014.01.02 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Soroti (Uganda) (2014.01.02 – ...)

Bishop Erasmus Desiderius Wandera (88)Bishop Erasmus Desiderius Wandera (88)Permalink
(1980.11.29 – 2007.06.27)

Bishop emeritus of Soroti (Uganda)

Virtus in infirmitate perficitur

Born:1930.04.16 (Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1981.03.29

Bishop of Soroti (Uganda) (1980.11.29 – 2007.06.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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