Rev. Canon Dr. Alfred Olwa Elected as 3rd Bishop of Lango Diocese

Bishop-elect Dr. Alfred Olwa

Rev. Canon Dr. Alfred Olwa Elected the 3rd Bishop of Lango Diocese

The Church of Uganda House of Bishops sitting at Namirembe Guest House on 31st May 2017 elected the Rev. Canon Alfred Olwa (PhD) as the 3rd bishop of Lango Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned on 13th August 2017 at All Saints Cathedral, Boroboro, Lira. He will succeed the Rt. Rev. Charles Odurkami.

Rev. Canon Alfred Olwa was born on 29th January 1964 in Namasale in Lango Diocese. In his academic endeavours he attained the Diploma in Theology and Bachelor of Divinity from Makerere University and Bishop Tucker Theological College, Mukono in 1990 and 1998; PGD (Aspects of Biblical Interpretation) and MTh by Research from Brunel University, Uxbridge; London Bible College in 2001 and 2003. He currently holds a PhD which he attained in 2012 from University of Western Sydney; Moore College, Sydney.

Dr. Olwa was ordained a priest in 1994 and has served as the Archdeacon and Diocesan Secretary in Lango Diocese; Chaplain of Hospital and Prison in Lira; Lecturer, Researcher and has supervisor of PhD Dissertations, MA, MDiv, and BD research works. He is currently serving as Dean of the Faculty of Divinity and Theology at Uganda Christian University, Mukono.

Dr. Olwa gave his life to Christ on 4th April 1982 in Ayile, Amoro. He is married to Rev. Susan Olwa and they have three (3) children (Mercy, Mark, and Hope).