Roman Catholic Diocese of Nebbi

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Diocese of Nebbi
Dioecesis Nebbensis
Location
Country Uganda
Metropolitan Gulu
Statistics
Area 5,098 km2 (1,968 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
473,104
403,104 (85.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanock

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Nebbi (Latin: Nebben(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Nebbi 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 Nebbi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok (since 2011.04.30)
    • Bishop Martin Luluga (1999.01.02 - 2011.04.30)[1]
    • Archbishop John Baptist Odama (1996.02.23 – 1999.01.02)

Nebbi was created in 1996 from the Diocese of Arua in northwesten Uganda, popularly known as West Nile.

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