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Diocese of Masaka

Dioecesis Masakaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Baptist Kaggwa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 25 March 1953
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kampala
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 21,299 (8,226 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://masakadiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Kitovu, P.O. Box 70, Masaka, Uganda
  • Telephone: (0481)20.008
  • Fax: 20.514

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Masaka
25 May 1939ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Uganda Vicariate Apostolic of Masaka (erected)
Diocese of Masaka
25 March 1953ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Masaka Diocese of Masaka

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Masaka
1949137,259385,62235.6%5419731,8804221114ap1951
Diocese of Masaka
1969289,632449,99664.4%118311491,94311937325ap1971
1980442,934714,55562.0%111141253,5438455031ap1981
1990722,661957,00075.5%151111624,4609648437ap1991
1999892,7201,390,50064.2%17341775,04314149742ap2000
2000918,0001,430,00064.2%18141854,96213649744ap2001
2001908,2201,513,70060.0%17951844,93512830444ap2002
2002908,2201,513,70060.0%18341874,85611430844ap2003
2003908,2201,513,70060.0%19241964,63311831244ap2004
2004908,2201,513,70060.0%19341974,61012238447ap2005

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


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