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North Kigezi Diocese Bishop dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rt. Rev. Benon Magezi, the Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese is dead. His death was announced in a press statement issued by the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon William Ongeng on Tuesday night. “The Most Rev. Dr Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, Archbishop of …

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JAMES ODONGO: Founder and headmaster of ‘The School of Hard Knocks’

 The life of Bishop James Odongo ✳ March 27, 1931 – BORN in Molo, Bukedi district ✳ May 8, 1931 – Baptized by Fr Willemen of Nagongera ✳ 1944 – Joined Nyenga Seminary ✳ 1956 – Ordained priest in Rome ✳ 1965 – Consecrated Bishop ✳ 1965 – Attends Second Vatican Council ✳ 1968 – Appointed Bishop …

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Bishop Kaziimba cautions against defiance, bids farewell to Mityana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Archbishop-elect of the Anglican Church of Uganda Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has called for an end to defiance and ego-centrism. He says that instead, faithful and clergy should focus on development and evangelisation. Bishop Kaziimba, who has been at the helm of Mityana Diocese …

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Soroti Bishop orders clergy to plant trees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rt. Rev. Kosea Odongo, the Bishop of Soroti Diocese has ordered the clergy to prioritize planting trees this year. The directive comes at a time when Teso sub region is experiencing significant impact of climate change, which include changing weather patterns, drop in water …

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ARCH NTAGALI: Stop speculation about my successor

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has asked Christians to stop speculations about his successor. Ntagali who cited reports about the next Archbishop of the Anglican Church told Christians to avoid rumours. “I never dreamt of …

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Rev. Wanok installed new Lira catholic Bishop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reverend Sanctus Lino Wanok has been installed the new Bishop of Lira Catholic Diocese.  He replaces Rev. Joseph Franzeli following his appointment by Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church in the World on November, 23rd, 2018. He was installed by John Baptist Odama, …

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Corruption, land grabbing big problems for Uganda -Bishop Luwalira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira has warned that corruption and other vices like land grabbing remain a big challenge in the country. Luwalira was this afternoon delivering a Christmas sermon at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe. Hundreds attended the Christmas Service …

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Influx of commercial sex workers worries Bunyoro Bishop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The influx of commercial sex workers in the Albertine graben has drawn the attention of Rt. Rev, Samuel Kahuma, the Bishop of Bunyoro Kitara diocese. Bishop Kahuma has in a statement denounced the many commercial sex workers he says have invaded the oil rich Hoima …

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