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Faith is individual, not in crowds – Archbishop Kaziimba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Dr. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has beseeched Christians to avoid superficial acclaim of Jesus Christ. Dr Kaziimba who was preaching during the Palm Sunday service at Uganda Christian University Community Sunday fellowship said that many Christians just add …

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Angry youths evict three priests from Oluko Catholic Parish

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business grounded to a halt at Oluko Catholic Parish in Arua district over the weekend when hundreds of Christians comprising youths and women stormed the priest’s residence to eject him and his two colleagues for alleged mismanagement. The angry Christians started mobilizing as early as …

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Mbarara archbishop urges christians to vote and go home

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara Archbishop His Grace Lambert Bainomugisha has urged Christians to maintain peace as the country heads to an election. Delivering his sermon at Nyamitanga Cathedral in Mbarara City on Sunday, Lambert urged Ugandans to participate in the presidential and parliamentary election on Thursday and return …

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Lango Bishop campaigns for Museveni, draws mixed reaction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A row has erupted between Christians of Lango Diocese, opposition political parties and the Lango Bishop Rt. Rev. Alfred Olwa following his move to mobilize support for President Yoweri Museveni. Speaking at a thanksgiving prayer held in the home of Rebecca Otengo, Uganda’s Ambassador to …

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Soroti diocese bishop condemns use of tear gas

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Soroti Diocese, Rt. Rev. Kosea Odongo has condemned the use of tear gas to disperse opposition supporters. While delivering his New Year message at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Bishop Odongo said that it is a shame to live in a country which prioritizes …

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Kitgum diocese ordains 8 clergy and commissions 41 lay readers

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kitgum diocese on Sunday ordained up to seven deacons, priested one deacon and commissioned 41 lay readers in an ordination service at Kilak Parish in Pader Sub County, Pader district. While  delivering a sermon to the new clergy men and women, the parish priest Kitgum …

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Christians mark 102nd anniversary of Irwa, Okello martyrdom

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of Christians on Tuesday thronged Wi-polo Marty’s shrine in Paimol sub-county, Agago district to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the martyrdom of Jildo Irwa and Daudi Okello. The annual spiritual event was initially restricted to only 70 Christians due to the Covid-19 pandemic. …

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