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Diocese of

Torit

South Sudan South Sudan

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Torit / Toriten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Juba

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.11.08 – ...):Bishop Emmanuel Bernardino Lowi Napeta (48)Bishop-elect Emmanuel Bernardino Lowi Napeta (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Torit (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emmanuel Bernardino Lowi Napeta (48)Bishop-elect Emmanuel Bernardino Lowi Napeta (48)Permalink
(2022.11.08 – ...)

Bishop of Torit (South Sudan)

Born:1973.12.19 (Kapoeta, South Sudan)
Ordained Priest:2004.10.24

Bishop of Torit (South Sudan) (2022.11.08 – ...)

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla (58)Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla (58)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.03.22 – 2022.11.08)

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla (58)Bishop Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla (58) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2019.01.03 – 2019.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Juba (South Sudan)

Born:1964.01.10 (Ido, South Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.03

Bishop of Torit (South Sudan) (2019.01.03 – 2019.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Juba (South Sudan) (2019.12.12 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Torit (South Sudan) (2020.03.22 – 2022.11.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Wau (South Sudan) (2020.09.21 – 2020.11.18)

Msgr. Thomas Oliha Attiyah, A.J.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.05 – 2019.01.03)

Bishop Akio Johnson MutekPermalink
(2007.06.09 – 2013.03.18)

Born:1958.01.02 (Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1999.08.15
Died:2013.03.18 († 55)

Titular Bishop of Suava (1999.05.18 – 2007.06.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Torit (South Sudan) (1999.05.18 – 2007.06.09)

Bishop of Torit (South Sudan) (2007.06.09 – 2013.03.18)

Bishop Paride Taban (86)Bishop Paride Taban (86)Permalink
(1983.07.02 – 2004.02.07)

Bishop emeritus of Torit (South Sudan)

Born:1936 (Opari, Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04

Titular Bishop of Tadamata (1980.01.28 – 1983.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Juba (South Sudan) (1980.01.28 – 1983.07.02)

Bishop of Torit (South Sudan) (1983.07.02 – 2004.02.07)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 82,542 km²

Population: 1,170,610 Catholics (68.1% of 1,718,190 total) (2017)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 6 missions, 36 priests (diocesan), 19 lay religious (3 brothers, 16 sisters), 10 seminarians (2017)

History

Last updated on 2022.11.24

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