The elderly in society are “living encyclopedias”, the Catholic Bishop of Uganda’s Kasana-Luweero Diocese said Sunday, July 25.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Kampala have noted with concern the “incredibly high” cost of treating COVID-19 patients in the East African country.
Javis Mugagga’s goal to become a Catholic Priest may have been thwarted by his family but his desire to reignite the spirit of evangelization, education and entrepreneurship in Uganda remains intact.
A youth leader in Uganda has called on young people in the East African nation to engage digital media to share “messages of hope and encouragement” among themselves in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uganda has continued to implement stringent measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 amid a spike in infections and related deaths, a situation that has terribly impacted the wellbeing of refugees who were already struggling to survive in the East African country.
The Apostolic Administrator of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese, Bishop Paul Ssemogerere has faulted people taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to hike prices of basic commodities and healthcare services.
The Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Raphael Wokorach that had been planned for Saturday, June 26 has been postponed until further notice.
A Catholic Missionary Priest heading a refugee settlement in Uganda has lauded the East African nation for providing a safe haven for refugees and urged other countries to follow suit.
The Bishop-elect for Uganda’s Nebbi Diocese has, in an interview, traced his vocation to serve God as a Catholic Priest to his childhood days as an altar boy.
As the Catholic Church across the globe marks the Laudato Si’ week, taking stock of the gains made in the conservation of the environment, Caritas Uganda is condemning the growing environmental challenges that the Catholic Church entity links to massive deforestation in the East African nation.
Cases of land grabbing and forceful evictions are on the rise in northern parts of Uganda, a Catholic charity and peace organization that is investigating human rights violations in the East African country has revealed.
The number of refugees at the Don Bosco Refugee Services Palabek in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu has been rising steadily from 2017 when members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) introduced refugee services in the East African country.
The leadership of Pontifical Mission Society (PMS) in Uganda has called upon the people of God in the East African country to support vocations in the country through prayers and financial contribution, saying that mission work requires a lot of resources.
The efforts of two Religious Sisters of Kenyan and Ugandan descent to re-evangelize Catholics in Cuba have been widely recognized, with Catholic Pontifical Organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International pledging support of the activities of the two Nuns working in the country’s Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago.
COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda came with torture, sexual violence, unfair arrests, and deaths in police custody among other serious violations of human rights, a recent investigation by the Justice and Peace Commissions (JPC) of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu and Lira Diocese in the East African country has established.
The leadership of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences for Africa and Madagascar (AMECEA) has, in separate statements, condoled with the people of God in Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania following the death of Catholic Prelates in their respective countries.
Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Uganda’s Kasana-Luweero Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Kampala, which fell vacant following the death of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga on April 3.
At his Requiem Mass, the Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese who passed on hours after taking part in and preaching at an ecumenical Way of the Cross on Good Friday, has been remembered for championing the sharing of the Word of God and the empowerment of the people of God in his episcopal sees.
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Raphael p’Mony Wokorach as the Local Ordinary of Uganda’s Nebbi Diocese and Fr. David Ajang as the Bishop of Lafia Diocese in Nigeria.
Pope Francis’ recent visit to Iraq brought the world to a standstill, for Christians and non-Christians alike, a missionary Cleric ministering in Uganda has said.