Roman Catholic Diocese of Lira

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Diocese of Lira
Dioecesis Lirensis
Location
Country Uganda
Metropolitan Gulu
Statistics
Area 12,030 km2 (4,640 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,751,700
980,600 (56.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.I.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lira (Latin: Liren(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Lira in the Ecclesiastical province of Gulu in Uganda.

History[edit]

  • July 12, 1968: Established as Diocese of Lira from Diocese of Gulu

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Lira (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.I. (since 2005.04.01)[1]
    • Bishop Joseph Oyanga (1989.07.04 – 2003.12.02)
    • Bishop Cesare Asili (1968.07.12 – 1988.10.12)

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