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Bishop Ssemogerere warns new priests about seeking wealth

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bishop Paul Ssemogerere, the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese has warned the newly ordained priests to forget about being rich and put all their efforts towards serving God’s children. The bishop made the remarks on Saturday afternoon at Sacred Heart of Mary Cathedral-Rubaga during …

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Bishop warns priests against alcohol

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Roman Catholic Bishop of Soroti Joseph Oliach Eciru has advised clergymen to desist from drinking alcohol. Bishop Oliach made the call yesterday during the commissioning of fifty catechists at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in Bukedea mission. He said many priests …

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Stop battering of journalists, catholic priest begs government

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mbarara Archdiocese priests have asked the government to act quickly and stop the battering of journalists while on duty.   Speaking at the commemoration of World Press freedom day for Mbarara Catholic Journalists, the Uganda Martyr’s Catholic cChurch parish priest Rev. Fr. Didas Kasapuli said that …

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Masaka diocese to conduct scientific ordination, suspends key rituals

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  At least 17 deacons are destined for inauguration as fully qualified priests in a scientific ordination ceremony by the Catholic Church in Masaka Diocese.    The candidates completed their formal vocation training in 2020. However,  their ordination was stayed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus …

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Focus on God, new priests told

Rukungiri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The bishop of North Kigezi Diocese Rt. Rev. Benon Magezi has warned the newly ordained priests and deacons against being over ambitious as they serve in the church but focus more on serving the lord. The bishop was speaking at the ordination ceremony of 18 …

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Archbishop Lwanga issues decree on Eucharist

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has issued a decree to guide in the proper celebration of Eucharist, as well as introducing work contracts for Priests, in new sweeping changes. The Director Social Communications Department of Kampala Archdiocese Fr Joseph Mukasa Nkeera, has since …

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Priests cautioned against living a life of pomp

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Priests and other religious leaders have been cautioned against living a life of pomp and exaggerated self-importance as they execute their duties. The call was made by Rt Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kasese during the profession of nuns …

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New Priests, Deacons asked to help others

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Retired Bishop of Lango Diocese, Reverend Captain Charles John Odurkami has asked the newly ordained priests and deacons to get rid of jealous and help others to succeed in life. He made the call during the ordination of 12 deacons and priests at all …

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