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Diocese of Soroti

Dioecesis Sorotiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Emmanuel Obbo, A.J., Apostolic Administrator
  • Erasmus Desiderius Wandera, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 November 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tororo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uganda
  • Square Kilometers: 12,920 (4,990 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 650, Soroti, Uganda
  • Telephone: (045)44.61.506

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 November 1980ErectedDiocese of Tororo Diocese of Soroti (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990240,0001,035,00023.2%1814327,500153517ap1991
1999864,0001,332,25664.9%3684419,63685318ap2000
2000864,5001,338,87264.6%3684419,64784719ap2001
2001865,8991,339,14064.7%3584320,13784519ap2002
2002866,0001,340,00064.6%3384121,12184719ap2003
2003887,0001,373,00064.6%3644022,17544819ap2004
2004887,0001,373,00064.6%3564121,63464319ap2005
20101,115,0001,619,00068.9%4555022,30055821ap2011

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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