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Diocese of Fort Portal

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Bishop(s)

  • Robert Muhiirwa, Bishop
  • Joseph Mugenyi Sabiiti, Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 February 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mbarara
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 13,553 (5,234 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 214, Fort Portal, Uganda
  • Telephone: 779.185.181
  • Fax: (0483)422.072

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 February 1961ErectedDiocese of Mbarara Diocese of Fort Portal (erected)
9 August 1965Territory LostDiocese of Fort Portal
Archdiocese of Rubaga
Diocese of Hoima (erected)
6 March 1989Territory LostDiocese of Fort Portal Diocese of Kasese (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970200,186571,00035.1%101020,01812ap1971
1980238,000654,00036.4%2117386,2632521513ap1981
1990424,000880,00048.2%395449,636442659ap1991
1999513,2201,161,60144.2%6814826,2585419016ap2000
2000513,2381,161,63144.2%6913826,2595018917ap2001
2001513,2381,161,63144.2%7013836,1835024518ap2002
2002548,2441,176,24446.6%708787,0284515518ap2004
2004654,1291,394,98446.9%777847,7874630719ap2005
2006696,0001,486,00046.8%706769,1574831419ap2007
20131,139,8691,885,00060.5%9189911,5136137822ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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