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Diocese of Jinja

Dioecesis Gingianus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 5 August 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tororo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 8,917 (3,444 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 673, Jinja, Uganda
  • Telephone: (043)121.347; 123.375
  • Fax: 123.143

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Kampala
10 June 1948ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore} Vicariate Apostolic of Kampala (erected)
Diocese of Kampala
1953ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kampala Diocese of Kampala
Diocese of Jinja
5 August 1966Name ChangedDiocese of Kampala Diocese of Jinja

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Kampala
1950124,445660,00018.9%1269811,5367316ap1951
Diocese of Kampala
Diocese of Jinja
1970188,229897,63821.0%632384,953407333ap1971
1980217,0001,080,00020.1%1520356,200285318ap1981
1990334,2681,466,70522.8%3226585,763855319ap1991
2000541,8712,197,90024.7%4834826,60816912919ap2001
2001571,0142,263,83725.2%4834826,96317911320ap2002
2002588,0612,331,75225.2%4834827,17115711421ap2003
2003603,8902,554,34823.6%5133847,1894812221ap2004
2004618,1992,630,97423.5%5233857,27219512621ap2005
2006649,0942,717,74623.9%5732897,29320615321ap2007

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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