Roman Catholic Diocese of Jinja

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Diocese of Jinja
Dioecesis Gingianus
Location
Country Uganda
Metropolitan Tororo
Statistics
Area 8,917 km2 (3,443 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,630,974
618,199 (23.5%)
Information
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Charles Martin Wamika

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jinja (Latin: Gingian(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Jinja in the Ecclesiastical province of Tororo in Uganda.

History[edit]

  • June 10, 1948: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Kampala from the Apostolic Vicariate of Upper Nile
  • March 25, 1953: Promoted as Diocese of Kampala
  • August 5, 1966: Renamed as Diocese of Jinja

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