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Uganda Muslim Supreme Council appoints acting Secretary General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has appointed Mohammad Ali Aluma as the Acting Secretary General. Mohammad Ali Aluma who is the substantive head of Social Services takes over from Ramadhan Mugalu whose contract expired. He was appointed on 5th May 2023 following a Joint Session …

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Who is newly appointed Bishop Lawrence Mukasa?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Monsignor Lawrence Mukasa, the Vicar General of Kiyinda Mityana Diocese, as the new Bishop of Kasana Luwero Diocese. The announcement was made by the Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Luigi Bianco. Monsignor Mukasa, aged 66, will replace Bishop Paul Ssemogerere, …

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Petitioners against new Luwero Bishop shun mediation talks

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPEDENT | A section of Christians who are challenging the election of the fourth Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Luwero have shunned mediation talks. On April 4th, the House of Bishops elected Rev. Can. Godfrey Kasana Ssemakula as the fourth Bishop of Luwero to succeed Bishop …

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Drama as Ugandan pastors differ on special law against homosexuality

Punish violent homosexuality like armed robbery, NGO appeals to Parliament Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pentecostal pastors have differed on a proposed Anti-homosexuality law for Uganda. This came up with Pastors Solomon Male, David Kiganda, and Martin Ssempa appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee that is currently scrutinizing …

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Church of Uganda starts process to split from Canterbury

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Church of Uganda has started a process to officially split from Canterbury, the seat of the Anglican Church worldwide following its decision to allow priests bless same-sex marriages and civil partnerships. (read full statement bottom) In its Thursday vote, the national assembly of the …

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Pope Francis arrives in Juba, South Sudan

After bidding farewell to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Pope Francis’ flight lands in Juba for his long-awaited “ecumenical pilgrimage” for peace to South Sudan with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields. Juba, South Sudan | …

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Pope Francis: Pray for ill Benedict XVI

Vatican City | NCregister.COM |  Pope Francis on Wednesday asked for prayers for a “very ill” Benedict XVI. Francis made the appeal for the 95-year-old pope emeritus at the end of his weekly public audience on Dec. 28 in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall. “I ask to all of you …

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