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

Rev. Canon Alfred Olwa was born on 29th January 1964 in Namasale in Lango Diocese. In his academic endeavors, he attained the Diploma in Theology from Makerere university in 1990, Bachelor of Divinity from Bishop Tucker Theological College, Mukono 1998; Post Graduate Diploma in Aspects of Biblical Interpretation and Master of Theology 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.

 

The Church of Uganda House of Bishops sitting at Namirembe Guest House on Wednesday, 31 May 2017 elected the Rev. Canon Alfred Olwa (PhD) as the 3rdbishop of Lango Diocese. He will succeed the Rt. Rev. Charles Odurkami, and the consecration and enthronement will be on 13thAugust 2017 at All Saints Cathedral, Boroboro, Lira.

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 been a 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).

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