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Museveni meets Orthodox church leaders, pledges support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has pledged to support the Orthodox church. On Wednesday, Museveni met a delegation from the church led by Metropolitan Makarios, Archbishop of Nairobi in Kenya who is also the caretaker of the Orthodox Church in Uganda. Makarios replaced the late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, …

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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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Ukrainian priests make visors for anti-virus fight

Kiev, Ukraine | AFP |  A bearded Orthodox priest carefully assembles a plastic visor as he works with a group of volunteers to provide Ukrainian medics with much-needed personal protective equipment. The group is working in a shed in the grounds of Kiev’s green and blue-domed Vydubychi monastery, which was founded …

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Orthodox Church around world celebrates Easter

The Orthodox Church around world celebrated Easter today, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. Here in Uganda, the main prayers were at the Orthodox Church in Namungona, a Kampala suburb.   Share on: WhatsApp

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