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Clerics seek review of congregant numbers as worship places reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Religious leaders have issued a set of procedures that will be followed as worship centres reopen their gates more than six months since they last congregated. This comes after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni allowing places of worship to open although for only …

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Kenya reopens churches, limits worship to only 100 people

Nairobi, Kenya | PROSSY NANSUBUGA |  President Uhuru Kenyatta has reopened churches and other places of worship in the country with a maximum of 100 people. This was during a nation address at the Harambee House on Monday 6, July 2020. According to Uhuru, churches are open for congregational and individual …

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Little sisters of Mary Immaculate Gulu celebrate pentecost sunday

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate Gulu on Sunday held celebrations to commemorate the Pentecost Sunday. The Pentecost Sunday is a holy day when Christians celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit 40 days after Easter. It is also considered the birthday of the Christian church. …

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Pastor arrested over accusations of sexually assaulting followers

Kagadi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Pastor Emmanuel Bwambale, the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations in Kagadi town council is locked up at Kagadi Central Police station for alleged sexual assault. He was arrested by Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC, Lillian Ruteraho, saying she had received complaints of sexual assaults …

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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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Nakapiripirit residents pin gov’t institutions, church for land grabbing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emotions and tears filled Nakapiripirit district council hall when residents who reportedly lost land to government and Moroto Catholic Diocese broke their silence on Thursday. The affected residents opened up during a community Baraza organised by the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Land Commission. They told …

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