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.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda have embarked on fresh training of Catechists among refugees in the country’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu to fill the gap that was left by Pastoral caregivers who went back to their homes in South Sudan.
A Catholic ministry, which members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) initiated about five years ago in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese to serve South Sudanese refugees in the East African nation has spread to local people who had stayed for long without pastoral care.
Schools attended by refugees in Uganda have registered a low turnout of students as learners continue to throng the country’s various learning institutions that reopened on Monday, January 10 after nearly two years of closure.
Students at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services in Uganda have launched a tree planting drive aimed at ending deforestation in the country by planting thousands of trees at their facility.
A Catholic Missionary Priest in Uganda has raised alarm over the rise in cohabitation among the youth in African countries and called for the strengthening and support of the Sacrament of Matrimony to nurture responsibility and foster faith in families.