Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Kampala

Uganda Uganda

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Kampala / Kampalaën(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kasana–Luweero, Kiyinda–Mityana, Lugazi, Masaka

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.12.09 – ...):Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere (67)Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere (67)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Kampala (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere (67)Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere (67)
(2021.12.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda)

Crescamus in vitam Christi

Born:1956.06.30 (Kisubi, Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:2008.08.23

Priest of Kampala (Uganda) (1983.06.03 – 2008.06.04)

Bishop of Kasana–Luweero (Uganda) (2008.06.04 – 2021.12.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Kampala (Uganda) (2021.04.08 – 2021.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda) (2021.12.09 – ...)

Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere (67)Bishop Paul Ssemogerere (67) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.04.08 – 2021.12.09)

Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga
(2006.08.19 – 2021.04.03)

Ora et labora ut habeant vitam

Born:1953.01.19 (Naggalama, Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.01
Died:2021.04.03 (Kampala, Uganda † 68)

Bishop of Kasana–Luweero (Uganda) (1996.11.30 – 2006.08.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda) (2006.08.19 – 2021.04.03)

Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala (97)Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala (97)
(1990.02.08 – 2006.08.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ugo
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kampala (Uganda)

In te Domine speravi

Born:1926.12.15 (Kamaggwa, Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1981.11.22
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26

Priest of Masaka (Uganda) (1957.12.21 – 1981.07.17)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1977.05.25 – 1977.05.25)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1977.05.25 – 1981.07.17)

Bishop of Kiyinda–Mityana (Uganda) (1981.07.17 – 1988.06.21)

President of Uganda Episcopal Conference (1986 – 1994)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda) (1988.06.21 – 1990.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda) (1990.02.08 – 2006.08.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ugo (1994.11.26 – ...)

Cardinal Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga
(1966.08.05 – 1990.02.08)

Mater profer lumen cæcis

Born:1914.11.11 (Kisule, Uganda)
Ordained Priest:1946.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1966.10.30
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:1991.04.20 (Köln, Germany † 76)

Priest of Kampala (Uganda) (1946.12.15 – 1966.08.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala (Uganda) (1966.08.05 – 1990.02.08)

President of Uganda Episcopal Conference (1969 – 1975)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Nuova (1976.05.24 – 1991.04.20)

Bishops of Kampala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincent Billington, M.H.M.
(1953.03.25 – 1965.05.03)

Born:1904.05.14 (England)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1948.07.26
Died:1976.10.06 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Avissa (1948.05.13 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Kampala (Uganda) (1948.05.13 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Kampala (Uganda) (1953.03.25 – 1965.05.03)

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1965.05.03 – 1970.12.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Kampala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincent Billington, M.H.M.
(1948.05.13 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Masaka (↙), Kiyinda–Mityana (↖), Kasana–Luweero (↑), Lugazi (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,645 km²

Population: 2,257,967 Catholics (42.0% of 5,376,112 total)

Pastoral Centres: 73 parishes, 493 missions

Personnel: 387 priests (322 diocesan, 65 religious), 1,168 religious (405 brothers, 763 sisters), 159 seminarians

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