Rev. Bainomugisha is new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese

Pope Francis has appointed the Rt. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha, the Auxiliary Bishop of Mbarara as the new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese.

He replaces the Most. Rev. Paul K. Bakyenga who resigned his position, having reached the canonical age limit.

Who is Rt. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha?

According to a statement by the Catholic Church, Rev. Bainomigisha was born on July 12, 1961, at Kashumba, Isingiro district.

He completed his secondary education at Kitabi Minor Seminary, Bushenyi. Rev. Bainomigisha then studied philosophy at St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Katigondo in Masaka.

He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Mbarara on July 13, 1991, after having completed theological studies at St. Mary’s National Major Seminary at Ggaba in Kampala.

Bainomigisha has a doctorate in Canon Law from St. Paul’s University, Ottawa, Canada.

“He served as an assistant at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Rubindi, Mbarara (19911994), chaplain at Corpus Christi Chaplaincy of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (2002-2003), and as the Chancellor of Mbarara Archdiocese from 2000-2005,” reads the statement in part.

Rev. Bainomigisha was nominated as the Auxiliary Bishop of Mbarara with the titular see of Tacia montana.

He also received the Episcopal Ordination on October 1, 2005.

On November 13, 2009, he was nominated as the Apostolic Administrator of the diocese of Hoima, which responsibility he carried out till February 29, 2016.

“He served as an assistant at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Rubindi, Mbarara (19911994), chaplain at Corpus Christi Chaplaincy of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (2002-2003), and as the Chancellor of Mbarara Archdiocese from 2000-2005,”

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