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Sr. Dominica Dipio, member of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church (MSMMC) and Professor of literature at the Makerere University in Uganda who was appointed November 11, 2019 by Pope Francis as one of the consultors of the Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Culture / Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church (MSMMC)

Ugandan Nun Appointed Consultor of Pontifical Council for Culture Feels “humbled, honored”

Last week, Monday, November 11, 2019, when Pope Francis announced resignations and new appointments, he appointed members as well as consultors of the Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Culture, among them, Ugandan-born nun, Sr. Dominica Dipio.

Uganda Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis during their 2018 ad limina visit to the Vatican

Catholic Bishops in Uganda Condemn Use of Excessive Force against Protesting Students

Days after security forces in Uganda used force to disperse protesting Makerere University students over the decision to increase fees, Catholic Bishops in the East African country of Uganda have decried excessive use of force by the police against demonstrating students and termed the act “brutal,'' “excessive” and ”abuse of power.”