Welcome to Hoima Diocese

Hoima is in the Mid-Western region of Uganda covering the Kingdom of Bunyoro Kitara, home to a variety of people, cultures and ethnicities. The diocese is part of the Ecclesiastical province of Mbarara, Uganda.


Rt. Rev. Cyprian Dr. Kihangire (R.I.P)

Hoima Catholic Diocese was created on 9th August 1965 from areas formerly under the then Diocese of Fort Portal and Lubaga Archdiocese.Rt. Rev. Albert Edward Dr. Baharagate

The Rt. Rev. Albert Edward Dr. Baharagate succeeded Dr. Kihangire on 5 October 1969. He was born at Nyamigisa, Masindi, on 25 February 1930. 

On November 30th 2015, Pope Francis appointed The Rt. Rev. Vincent Kirabo bishop of Hoima. He was consecrated and enthroned on February 28, 2016 at Hoima Cathedral.