Roman Catholicism in Uganda

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The Roman Catholic Church in Uganda is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are an estimated 13.6 million Catholics — about 42% of the total population, estimated at about 32.4 million in 2010.[1] There are four archdioceses, divided into 19 dioceses:

The Catholic Church celebrates on June 3 the feast of the Uganda Martyrs — Saint Charles Lwanga [2] and his companions — who died between 1885 and 1887.


  1. ^ Uganda Population Estimates at CIA - The World Factbook
  2. ^ The Story of Saint Charles Lwanga

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