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Bishops urge Education Ministry to retain Latin on curriculum

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Catholic Episcopal Conference of Uganda has asked the Ministry of Education and Sports to rescind its decision to drop Latin in the revised secondary education curriculum. The Ministry of Education through the National Curriculum Development Centre-NCDC has for some time been revising the education …

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Bishop Ssemogerere warns new priests about seeking wealth

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bishop Paul Ssemogerere, the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese has warned the newly ordained priests to forget about being rich and put all their efforts towards serving God’s children. The bishop made the remarks on Saturday afternoon at Sacred Heart of Mary Cathedral-Rubaga during …

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Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead

Archbishop Lwanga became the Bishop of Kampala in 2006 after the retirement of Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Catholic Archdiocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead. According to the Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference, Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, Dr Lwanga was found …

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Police restricts access to Namugongo Catholic Shrines

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police on Thursday night blocked Christians from accessing Namugongo Catholic shrines to usher in the New Year. Both young and adults were seen trying to convince Counter-Terrorism policemen to allow them at least enter for a few minutes blessings but their pleas …

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ARCHBISHOP: Church has no plan to harm Bobi Wine

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Dioceses, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has called upon Ugandans to embrace peace and stop engaging in practices that are likely to cause unrest in the country. Speaking at Lubaga Cathedral where he was the main celebrant of the Christmas …

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Catholic Church unveils museum in memory of Cardinal Wamala

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka diocese catholic diocese has unveiled a historical museum that depicts the priestly life and works of Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala. The museum is found in his ancestral home in Kamaggwa village in Lwankoni Sub County in Kyotera district. The museum will act as a …

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Ex-pope’s shadow Vatican role in the spotlight

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Ex-pope Benedict XVI seems to have broken his silence recently over key Catholic issues and his comments have raised serious questions within the Church about the extent to which there are, in fact, two “men in white” at the Vatican. In 2013, Benedict became …

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Influential church on election stump in DR Congo

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The influential Catholic Church joined the electoral fray Sunday as the Democratic Republic of Congo gears up for next month’s watershed presidential election to chose a successor to veteran leader Joseph Kabila. Addressing several thousand attending mass, new archbishop of Kinshasa, Fridolin Ambongo, made …

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