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Archdiocese of Juba

Archidioecesis Iubaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paulino Lukudu Loro, F.S.C.J., Archbishop
  • Santo Loku Pio Doggale, Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 12 December 1974
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Square Kilometers: 25,137 (9,709 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Church, P.O. Box 32, Juba, Equatoria Province, Sud Sudan
  • Telephone: (811)820.303
  • Fax: 820.755

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
14 July 1927ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel (erected)
3 March 1949Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal
Prefecture Apostolic of Mupoi (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
12 April 1951ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
3 July 1955Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal
Prefecture Apostolic of Mupoi
Vicariate Apostolic of Rumbek (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Juba
26 May 1961Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel Vicariate Apostolic of Juba
Archdiocese of Juba
12 December 1974ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Juba Archdiocese of Juba
2 May 1983Territory LostArchdiocese of Juba Diocese of Torit (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
195035,708343,20010.4%330331,08252319ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel
Vicariate Apostolic of Juba
1966215,850500,00043.2%6635,975113619ap1971
Archdiocese of Juba
1980283,861834,00034.0%11102113,517202515ap1981
1990228,112617,64436.9%1035455,069615010ap1991
1999425,384726,64058.5%1912021,26914187ap2000
2000429,452728,18859.0%1811922,60214269ap2001
2001433,454733,65959.1%2012120,64017229ap2002
2002438,333738,82559.3%3023213,697192210ap2003
2003443,371472,66093.8%323213,855182510ap2004
2004450,348748,77560.1%313114,527182510ap2005
2006459,703754,06861.0%383812,097172211ap2007
2012725,814921,28578.8%40185812,514324412ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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