Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka

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Diocese of Masaka
Dioecesis Masakaensis
Location
Country Uganda
Metropolitan Kampala
Statistics
Area 21,299 km2 (8,224 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,513,700
908,220 (60.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka (Latin: Masakaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Masaka in the Ecclesiastical province of Kampala in Uganda.

History[edit]

  • May 25, 1939: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Masaka from the Apostolic Vicariate of Uganda
  • March 25, 1953: Promoted as Diocese of Masaka

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Masaka (Roman rite)
    • Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (since 1998.01.10)[1]
    • Bishop Adrian Kivumbi Ddungu R.I.P. (1961.11.11 – 1998.01.10)
    • Archbishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. R.I.P. (1953.03.25 – 1960.12.20)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Masaka (Roman rite)

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Coordinates: 0°19′53″S 31°45′38″E / 0.3313°S 31.7606°E / -0.3313; 31.7606