St. Charles and many other martyrs for the faith died between November 15, 1885 – January 27, 1887 in Namugongo, Uganda. St. Charles and his companions were beatified in 1920 and canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1964.
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.
Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), is constructing laboratories in girls’ schools for refugees in Uganda to boost their performance in science subjects.
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.
The need for religious leaders to work towards the integral growth of the faithful, addressing spiritual and material needs, was highlighted during the installation of the new Archbishop of Kampala on Tuesday, January 25.
Christians have an obligation of upholding religious practices and serving one another with love and mercy without dwelling on external appearances that are merely “mechanical”, a Catholic Priest in Uganda has said.
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.
Schools in Uganda are receiving children who have undergone transformation during what has been described as the world’s longest schools’ closure, a Catholic Priest serving at the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has said, and made an appeal to teachers in the East African nation to “be parents” to the learners.
The Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala in Uganda is appealing for prayers ahead of the installation of the new Archbishop of the Ugandan Metropolitan See.
Hundreds of poor families in the East African nation of Uganda have received nutritional support from members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SBD) in a collaborative initiative.
The Bishop of Uganda’s Kasana-Luweero Diocese who has also been serving as the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese since April 2021 has been appointed the Local Ordinary of the Ugandan Archdiocese, which is headquartered in the capital city of the East African country.
The leadership of CitizenGo, the international Catholic activist organization that spearheads family issues, has expressed disappointment at the annulment of the Anti-Pornography Law in Uganda and called on the government of the East African country to petition the Court’s decision.
The Constitutional Court of Uganda has given President Yoweri Museveni-led government ten days to reply to a petition challenging the closure of places of worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions
A Catholic Bishop in Uganda has urged parents and family members of the newly ordained Deacons and Priest to exercise detachment and allow the new members of the Clergy to serve the people of God “without any hindrance”.
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 Priest serving in Uganda’s Kiyinda-Mityana Diocese has been stabbed to death reportedly over a land dispute.
For a moment, Bishop Rapheal p'Mony Wokorach who ascended to the helm of Uganda’s Catholic Diocese of Nebbi over the weekend thought of abandoning Religious Life when he found himself exposed in one of the deadliest conflicts in Africa.
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.
Representatives of a Christian church and Muslim community in Uganda have filed a law suit against the country over the suspension of in-person worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions.
The Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Raphael Wokorach that had been postponed owing to COVID-19 restrictions in Uganda has been rescheduled to next week, Saturday, August 14.