Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Uganda’s Archdiocese of Kampala has joined other Religious leaders in the country to condemn the widely contested demolition of an Anglican church building in the East African nation, calling on those who participated in the act to come forward and to repent.
The Catholic Bishops in Uganda have, through their financial institution, the Centenary Bank, contributed cash toward the construction of an accident, injury and trauma Centre in the country’s capital, Kampala.
A member of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering among refugees in Uganda is concerned that among the challenges that come with the COVID-19 lockdown in the East African country is that young people who will be staying away from school and church will have lost significantly in their moral, social and spiritual formation when they eventually come out of the lockdown.
Shalom World, a US-based Catholic television network is set to start broadcasting programs featuring content on the Catholic Church in Africa this weekend, offering viewers an opportunity to experience the “faith, love and culture of the people of Africa,” the leadership of the media outlet has announced.
Catholic Bishops in the East African nation of Uganda have announced their decision to “temporarily suspend payment” of staff in Catholic schools, citing the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the education sector.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in different countries in Africa joined the rest of the world on Wednesday, July 15 to celebrate the World Youth Skills Day with a major announcement that they were looking to employ e-learning in their technical and vocational colleges around the continent.
The development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in Uganda, Caritas Uganda, has reached out to over one million people living within the borders of the East African nation, offering them humanitarian support amid COVID-19 challenges, a report obtained by ACI Africa indicates.
Young refugees living at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Settlement have been applauded for being the first ever group to engage in the mass production of face masks, which they distribute to the most vulnerable communities in the East African country for free to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Refugees in Uganda have been hit by the four-month lockdown and ban on social gatherings and other public activities in the East African country worse than anyone else, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving at Palabek refugee camp have told ACI Africa.
At his installation as the new Local Ordinary of Uganda’s Mbarara Archdiocese Saturday, June 20, Archbishop Lambert Beinomugisha encouraged the people of God that will be under his care to work toward developing the Church at the grassroots through a spirit of generosity.
Arrangements are underway in Uganda for installation of Archbishop Lambert Bainomugisha of Mbarara who will on Saturday, June 20 join the list of Church leaders that have been installed without the pomp and color that characterized practices of such magnitude in Africa before the outbreak of COVID-19.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in Uganda’s Palabek refugee camp have highlighted some of the challenges they are experiencing as they strive to keep the refugees safe, reporting failure to adhere to COVID-19 precautionary measure on the part of the refugees.
In a bid to tackle COVID-19 crisis in Africa, the leadership of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) has acknowledged the significant role of radio and partnered with broadcasting outlets in Uganda, Sierra Leone and South Sudan to reach out to community members with reliable information about the pandemic.
Representatives of Uganda’s Faith Women Leaders have expressed their concerns about “rising cases of domestic violence” targeting women in the East African nation, apportioning blame to men for being unreasonably “demanding” amid COVID-19 restrictions.
At celebrations marking Martyrs’ Day, the Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has called on the people of God under his care to follow the example of the Ugandan martyrs in view of strengthening their Christian faith within their respective families amid COVID-19 challenges.
The international refugee organization of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Jesuit Refugee Service, (JRS) is supporting the construction of new community-based secondary schools in Africa’s largest refugee host nation, Uganda.
In line with the recommendation of the leadership of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) that each Local Ordinary in the East African nation gives guidance for the June 3 Martyrs’ Day celebration amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has announced that the celebration in his jurisdiction will take place with a limited congregation.
Of all the remarkable moments that a priest in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi recalls from the many occasions he interacted with St. John Paul II during his 27-year tenure as Pope, one particular experience stands out.
Following the heavy rains being experienced in the East African nation of Uganda, an official of Malteser International (MI), the worldwide relief agency of the Rome-based Catholic Lay Religious Order of Malta, has warned that the resulting floods are a threat to COVID-19 response in the affected region.
Bishops in Uganda have cautioned citizens against mythical narratives about COVID-19, saying the assumptions endanger the lives of many in the East African nation.