Catholic Church in Uganda

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The Catholic Church in Uganda is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are an estimated 13.4 million Catholics — 39.3% of the total population, estimated at 34.1 million in 2014.[1][2] There are four ecclesiastical provinces, divided into 19 dioceses and archdioceses:

The Catholic Church celebrates on June 3 the feast of the Uganda Martyrs — Saint Charles Lwanga[3] and his companions — who died between 1885 and 1887.

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  1. ^ "Africa :: Uganda — The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  2. ^ "2014 Uganda Population and Housing Census – Main Report" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ "The Story of Saint Charles Lwanga". Archived from the original on 2006-08-26. Retrieved 2009-11-02.

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