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Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka

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Metropolitan  Kampala
Pope  Francis
Area  21,299 km²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  John Baptist Kaggwa
Country  Uganda
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 1,513,700 908,220 (60.0%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka (Latin: Masakaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Masaka in the Ecclesiastical province of Kampala in Uganda.

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History

  • May 25, 1939: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Masaka from the Apostolic Vicariate of Uganda
  • March 25, 1953: Promoted as Diocese of Masaka
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Masaka (Roman rite)
  • Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (since 1998.01.10)
  • Bishop Adrian Kivumbi Ddungu R.I.P. (1961.11.11 – 1998.01.10)
  • Archbishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. R.I.P. (1953.03.25 – 1960.12.20)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Masaka (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. R.I.P. (1939.05.25 – 1953.03.25)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka Wikipedia


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