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Catholic church eulogizes Archbishop Kiwanuka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Catholic Church in Uganda has eulogized Archbishop Denis Lote Kiwanuka. Archbishop Kiwanuka, who was the first Bishop of Kotido Diocese and the second Metropolitan of Tororo Archdiocese, passed away on Sunday morning at Nsambya hospital where he had been admitted for weeks battling several …

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Masaka Diocese generates 400 page report from consultation on reforms

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A report of at least 400 pages has been generated from public consultations on possible reforms in the administration of the Catholic church from Masaka Diocese. The consultation process which began in February this year has according to Masaka Diocesan Bishop, Serverus Jumba attracted wide …

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Catholic church demands unrestricted Martyrs’ day celebrations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Catholic Church is seeking guidance from the government about the nature of this year’s Martyrs’ day celebrations. The annual celebrations are in honor of 45 young men who converted to Christianity between 1885 and 1887 to the annoyance of the then Kabaka Mwanga II …

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Was Uganda’s moral crusader Fr Lokodo ex-communicated?

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Just hours after the death of Father Simon Lokodo, the former Minister for Ethics, there was a discussion online over whether he had actually been excommunicated from the Catholic Church after he joined politics. Lokodo, 64, died suddenly on Saturday while in Geneva, Switzerland, …

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Archbishop Beinomugisha ordains 19 priests in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Mbarara, Lambert Beinomugisha has ordained eight priests at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Nyamitanga Cathedral. Archbishop Beinomugisha also ordained eleven deacons in a scientific ceremony that was attended by only parents of the ordained clergymen and some government officials. The ordained priests …

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Catholic Church gets investment boost from US Govt

A US Govt $20 million loan will help Catholic Church support development activities in sub-Saharan Africa 📌 Missio Invest Current Footprint ▪ Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania 📌Near-term Expansion ▪ Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cote D’Ivoire, The Gambia, New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | Missio Invest, an impact investor that provides …

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Pope Francis knights eight Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kampala archdiocese has announced the conferment of papal knighthood awards to eight churchgoers for their distinguished service to the Catholic Church and its mission apostolates.    Rev. Fr. Dr Pius Male Ssentumbwe, Kampala archdiocesan chancellor, says the eight including three gentleladies and five gentlemen have …

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Don’t blame party loss on Buganda – Mukono NRM mobilizers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) mobilisers in Mukono district have asked the party leaders not to attribute the party’s loss to Buganda. Following the poor performance of the NRM in Kampala for Presidential and MP polls, President Museveni said in a televised national address …

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