By Judith Nasenya
Reverend Father, Raphael p’Mony Wokorach, M.C.C.J has been appointed the new Bishop of Nebbi Diocese. Rev. Father Wokorach has been a Pontifical Commissary.
The announcement was made today 31st March 2021 by Luigi Bianco, the Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda.
“The Apostolic Nunciature has the pleasure to announce that on 31st March 2021, the Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Father, Raphael p’Mony Wokorach, M.C.C.J as the new Bishop of Nebbi Diocese,” Bianco’s letter read in part.
The Diocese of Nebbi was vacant after the appointment of Rt. Rev. Santos Lino Wanok as Bishop of the Diocese of Lira on 23rd November 2018.
“On this occasion, the Apostolic Nunciature desires to congratulate the new Bishop Reverend Father, Raphael p’Mony Wokorach, M.C.C.J and to thank Rev. Msgr Emmanuel Odaga for his generous service as Diocesan Administrator, Bianco added.