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Orthodox Pope concludes Uganda tour

  Praises Uganda as mother of Orthodox mission in Africa Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodoros II, concluded his tour of Uganda on Oct.18 following a week-long stay in the country. The pope who was in Uganda for the …

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Two days of mourning for Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Orthodox Church will officially have two days of mourning Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, who has been the leader of the church since 1997. The body of Metropolitan Lwanga arrived Sunday after which service was held. He  died on 4th September in Athens, Greece …

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Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga’s burial set for Monday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga will be laid to rest on Monday next week, the Orthodox Church has announced. Sylvestos Kisitu, the Orthodox Bishop for Gulu and Eastern Uganda announced at a press conference he jointly addressed with the Information and National Guidance Minister Dr. …

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Greek government delays return of Archbishop Lwanga’s body

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Orthodox church is uncertain when the Greek government will release the remains of the late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga because of ongoing investigations into his death. The late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga died in the Greek capital Greece on September 4th, 2021 after a long illness. …

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FDC mourns Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC political party has said it was saddened by the passing of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Uganda. Lwanga, who has been battling cancer passed away yesterday at a hospital in Athens-Greece. Speaking to the press …

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Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga stood for truth at all costs – MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament who subscribe to the Orthodox faith have hailed the late head of the Orthodox church, Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga as a man who stood by the people and stood for the truth at all costs. The Orthodox church on Sunday evening announced that …

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