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Kabushenga ignores injunction as CHIFCOD battle rages in Kanungu

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bishop Hamlet Kabushenga, the embattled founder and chief executive of Child to Family Community Development Organization (CHIFCOD) in Kanungu district is on the spot over alleged contempt of court. CHICFOD is a non-governmental organization that manages Kirima, Nyamirama, Nyakabungo, Rutenga parents primary schools, Great …

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Rev. Loum finally consecrated Bishop Northern Uganda

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rev. Geoffrey Loum has finally been consecrated as the 8th Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda. He was consecrated today at St. Phillip`s Cathedral in Gulu City, two days after aggrieved church members withdrew a petition seeking to stop the exercise citing irregularities. …

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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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