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Enthronement of new Orthodox metropolitan set for February

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly-elected Metropolitan of the Holy Metropolis of Kampala and Uganda, his Eminence Jeronymos Muzeeyi will be enthroned at the end of February. Metropolitan Muzeeyi was elected at the end of the three days of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria between January …

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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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LOP mourns Archbishop Lwanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga has paid tribute to the late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Uganda who died in Athens, Greece on Sunday. The 76-year-old prelate reportedly died of prostate cancer. Addressing mourners during an …

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Parliament honours Orthodox Archbishop Jonah Lwanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament on Tuesday observed a moment of silence in the honour of the late Archbishop Jonah Lwanga of the Orthodox Church. Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga died on Sunday evening in Athens, Greece where he went for missionary work more than a month ago and fell ill. …

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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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MUSEVENI: No payment for squatters on Orthodox Church land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has summoned all squatters on the land belonging to the Orthodox Church at Lubya Hill in Namungona in Rubaga Division in Kampala to discuss how to resolve the dispute amicably. He invited the squatters in his speech at a function to …

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