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Diocese of Hoima

Dioecesis Hoimanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 August 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mbarara
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 17,200 (6,643 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 34, Hoima, Uganda
  • Telephone: (0465)40.061
  • Fax: 40.336

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 August 1965ErectedDiocese of Fort Portal
Archdiocese of Rubaga
Diocese of Hoima (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196990,000200,00045.0%1519342,647325607ap1971
1980290,000538,00053.9%299387,631146612ap1981
1990324,223615,14052.7%487555,894169017ap1991
1999484,000838,63057.7%6711786,2051812723ap2000
2000511,600892,50057.3%7510856,0181912624ap2001
2001523,2481,008,91951.9%8110915,7491612725ap2002
2002547,6801,070,94351.1%838916,0181913927ap2003
2003620,1001,281,35048.4%729817,6551514327ap2004
2004658,9001,332,90049.4%6913828,0352113828ap2005
2006685,0001,386,00049.4%8013937,3651813531ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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