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Bishop Ssemogerere picked to oversee Kampala Archdiocese

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Pope Francis VI has appointed the Bishop of Kasana Luwero, Paul Ssemwogerere, as the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese, until a substantive archbishop is appointed.  This was announced by the Pope’s representative to Uganda, (Papal Nuncio) Archbishop Bianco Luigi at the burial ceremony of …

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Archbishop Lwanga will be buried inside Rubaga Cathedral

  Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala archdiocesan interim administrator, Msgr . Charles Kasibante has confirmed that the decease Archbishop Cyprian kizito Lwanga will be laid to rest in the historical Rubaga Cathedral church. Dr Lwanga will be the third prelate to be buried inside Rubaga Cathedral. The first …

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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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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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Pope to livestream Easter mass to locked down world

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis will break with centuries of tradition and livestream Easter Sunday mass to allow the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics celebrate their holiest holiday under a coronavirus lockdown. Fear and confusion in the face of a disease whose official death toll has soared past …

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Being ‘cool’ not enough, pope tells young people in Panama

Panama City, Panama | AFP | Pope Francis told a global gathering of young Catholics on Thursday that meaningful service was key to attracting a new generation of faithful, rather than trying to make the Church more “fun” or “cool.” The 82-year-old pope received a rock-star welcome by tens of thousands …

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