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Archbishop Ssemogerere reshuffles priests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala, His Grace Dr. Paul Ssemogerere, has reshuffled priests, reassigning numerous individuals to new positions and deploying recently ordained clergy members. The transfer list, signed off by the Archdiocesan Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Dr. Male Ssentumbwe, and seen by our reporter, primarily affects …

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Bishop Mukasa concerned after 13 seminarians fail to join Major Seminary

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Kasana-Luwero Catholic Diocese, Rt. Rev. Lawrence Mukasa has expressed concern over the unsuccessful transition of 13 seminarians from St. Kizito Minor Seminary in Nandere under Nandere Parish to a Major Seminary.  Traditionally, seminarians from a Minor Seminary proceed to a Major Seminary …

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New Priests cautioned against giving false hope to Christians

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua Catholic Diocese on Saturday ordained seven new priests and 11 deacons at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Ediofe Cathedral. Those ordained into priesthood are Fr. Alex Guma, Fr. Denis Dranika, Fr. Morish Angutoko, Fr. Samuel Odong, Fr. Bazil Okuonzi, Fr. Morish Sunday and Fr. …

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Kasese diocese ordains two priests, three deacons

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Kasese Diocese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has ordained two deacon to priesthood priests and raised three seminarians to deaconate. The event marked the ordination of the 73rd and 74th priests in the history of the diocese. The two priests ordained …

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Archbishop Kasujja raises red flag over Priests ‘missing in action’

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Papal Nuncio Emeritus Archbishop Augustine Kasujja has expressed concern over priests who abscond from their duty stations. Priests are always deployed by appointing authorities as Parish Priests, Curates and some are assigned to head Departments such as Education, Health among many others. But now, Archbishop …

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Six priests vie for election as Bishop of Luwero diocese

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least six priests have made it to the list of candidates for the position of Bishop for Luwero Anglican Diocese. This comes ahead of the retirement of the current Bishop Reverend Eridard Nsubuga Kironde in July this year after clocking the mandatory 65 years …

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Arua Diocese to construct retirement home for priests

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua Diocese is seeking 1 Billion Shillings for constructing a retirement home for priests. The proposed diocesan retirement home which will also serve as a nursing home for the elderly and sick priests will be located in St. Peter and Paul Minor Seminary in Ayivu …

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Bishop threatens to withdraw priests from Kalaki over insecurity

Kalaki, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rt. Rev. Joseph Eciru Oliac, the Bishop of Soroti Catholic Diocese is considering withdrawing priests from Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Parish in Lwala, Kalaki district citing insecurity. The Bishop is particularly enraged about the increasing cases of theft and threats directed at the clergy …

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Archbishop Ssemogerere urges priests on living simple

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Catholic Archbishop Dr. Paul Ssemogerere has asked priests to live a life of simplicity and humility. Ssemogerere made the remarks during Holy Thursday liturgy at Lubaga Cathedral during Chrism Mass, where all priests from all parishes and ministries gathered to renew their vows …

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Priests to start erecting fences as thieves target Churches

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has been an area of least concern for priests, as sacred places of worship they preside over have been enjoying respect from all members of the community. However, this is no more as unbecoming acts of stealing from churches has increased in the …

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