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Diocese of Arua

Dioecesis Aruaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Sabino Ocan Odoki, Bishop
  • Frederick Drandua, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 June 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Gulu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 10,561 (4,079 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 135, Arua, Uganda
  • Telephone: 772.847.112

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 June 1958ErectedDiocese of Gulu Diocese of Arua (erected)
23 February 1996Territory LostDiocese of Arua Diocese of Nebbi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959198,824400,00049.7%1229414,849634712ap1960
1970357,800662,07654.0%2050705,111969127ap1971
1980473,531816,20058.0%2437617,762657629ap1981
1990635,6121,389,16345.8%4529748,5896720733ap1991
1999577,0831,030,50656.0%6124856,7895612424ap2000
2000582,8001,032,50656.4%94251194,8976012525ap2001
2001584,7001,033,80456.6%96331294,5326913029ap2002
2002587,6001,223,85748.0%104251294,5556113028ap2003
2003600,0001,499,77540.0%86221085,555588626ap2004
2004610,0501,560,89039.1%6732996,16215613127ap2005
2006670,0001,650,27540.6%5830887,61316912929ap2007
2012928,0002,005,00046.3%84361207,7338213536ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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