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Diocese of Moroto

Dioecesis Morotoensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 March 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tororo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 15,000 (5,793 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Diocese of Moroto, c/o Verona Fathers, P.O. Box 3872, Kampala; P.O. Box 46, Moroto, Uganda
  • Telephone: 751.063.064; (045)4470.086
  • Fax: (045)4470.086

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 March 1965ErectedDiocese of Gulu Diocese of Moroto (erected)
20 May 1991Territory LostDiocese of Moroto Diocese of Kotido (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197090,230298,08930.3%32322,819412810ap1971
1980151,395393,67938.5%532374,0911855315ap1981
1990183,066414,87544.1%1735523,5201008515ap1991
1999132,034272,38548.5%1624403,30035519ap2000
2000150,335276,59254.4%1423374,06334569ap2001
2001152,372362,79142.0%1323364,232315410ap2002
2002152,372362,79142.0%1521364,232275510ap2003
2003199,827370,00054.0%1523385,258285510ap2004
2004200,293370,00054.1%1523385,270345410ap2005
2013232,000475,00048.8%1420346,823505510ap2014

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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