Tororo, 26 April, 2022 / 9:00 pm (ACI Africa).
Archbishop Denis Lote Kiwanuka, the Archbishop Emeritus of Uganda’s Tororo Archdiocese who died on the morning of Sunday, April 24 has been described as a Catholic Church leader who lived his life fully in accordance with the beatitudes.
Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo of Tororo Archdiocese announced the death of his 84-year-old predecessor saying Archbishop Kiwanuka passed on at Uganda’s Nsambya Hospital where he had been admitted since April 12.
The late Ugandan Archbishop had been at the helm of Tororo Archdiocese since September 2007 after he was transferred from Uganda’s Kotido Diocese where he had ministered since his Episcopal Ordination in August 1991.
"Archbishop Kiwanuka has lived his earthly life according to the beatitudes as enumerated in the Gospel,” the President of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), Bishop Joseph Anthony Zziwa said during the Requiem Mass Tuesday, April 26.
Bishop Zziwa added in his homily at Sacred Heart Lubaga Cathedral of Kampala Archdiocese, “It was those attributes of the good Christian that Jesus mentioned have been lived faithfully by Archbishop Kiwanuka."