Catholic Church in Uganda

Bishop Martin Luluga. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishop who Promoted “green evangelization” in Uganda Laid to Rest

Aug 18, 2022

The Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Nebbi in Uganda who was laid to rest on Wednesday, August 17 is being remembered for his love for nature and evangelization through the protection of the environment.

Dr. Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza lisitening to a presentation during the 20th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Church Official Faults “human action” for Environmental Degradation in Uganda

Jul 16, 2022

Environmental degradation in Uganda is a result of “human action”, a Catholic Church official has said.

Bishop Matthias Ssekamanya of Uganda's Lugazi Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Foster “skills of leadership” in Students: Catholic Bishop in Uganda to School Management

Jul 1, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Uganda has challenged those at the helm of Our Lady of Africa Senior Secondary Namilyango (OLAN) to foster their proven “skills of leadership” in the students enrolled at the private institution of learning. 

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Catholic Charity Constructs Education Center for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

Jun 3, 2022

The Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is completing the construction of an educational and pastoral center to support the learning of South Sudanese refugees at Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in the Catholic Diocese of Arua, Uganda.

Requiem Mass for Archbishop Denis Lote Kiwanuka, the Archbishop Emeritus of Uganda’s Tororo Archdiocese who died on the morning of Sunday, April 24. Credit: UEC

Late Ugandan Archbishop "lived his earthly life according to beatitudes": Catholic Bishop

Apr 26, 2022

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.

Late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga during SECAM's Golden Jubilee in Uganda in July 2019. Credit: SECAM

Catholic Archbishop in Uganda Remembers Predecessor for Defending “rights of downtrodden”

Apr 4, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has remembered his immediate predecessor who died in April last year as one who stood up for the rights of the “downtrodden” and “spoke truth to power.” 

Participants listen during the Spiritus hub in the Diocese of Iringa, Tanzania, March 10, 2022. East African church leaders are welcoming Australian Catholic University’s international faith formation program. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Ongoing Formation Program Seeks to Help Christians "go deeper in faith”: Priest in Uganda

Mar 30, 2022

A Catholic Priest heading a department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has lauded the ongoing Spiritus Faith Formation program that has involved religious leaders and Laity in East Africa saying the initiative is expected to “help Christians go deeper in their faith”. 

Official logo and motto of Pope Francis’ Apostolic visit to the South Sudan in July 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis’ Planned South Sudan Trip Shines Hope for Refugees: Catholic Priest in Uganda

Mar 29, 2022

The number of refugees arriving in Uganda from neighboring South Sudan has risen in the past weeks, a Catholic Priest ministering in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu has said, and exuded confidence that the planned Papal visit to the East-Central African country will ignite hope in the displaced people.

Bishop Robert Muhiirwa of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Portal addresses members of the Press ahead of the Martyrs' Day celebration in the Archdiocese of Kampala. Credit: Ugandan Catholics Online

Millions Expected at Uganda’s Catholic Pilgrimage as Country Relaxes COVID-19 Rules

Mar 27, 2022

With Uganda having relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, including the widely publicized reopening of schools, millions of pilgrims from all over the world are expected to throng the country’s Namugongo Shrine for the annual Martyr’s Day celebrations on June 3.

Some pregnant women and single mothers at Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Uganda. Credit: Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Medical Doctor at Catholic Entity in Uganda Spearheading Initiative to Help Pregnant Girls

Mar 20, 2022

A volunteer medical doctor with Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Uganda has said that the Italy-based non-governmental organization focused on healthcare is training midwives through an initiative dubbed “Adolescent project” to safeguard pregnant girls in the East African country.