Latest stories: Masaka diocese

Late Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa. / Courtesy Photo.

Late Ugandan Bishop Eulogized as Zealous, Humble, Empowering Beyond Tribe, Religion

Jan 21, 2021

Ugandans have eulogized the late Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa who died Wednesday, January 20 at the age of 77 as a zealous, humble and one who empowered the community. 

Bishop Serverus Jjumba who is battling COVID-19 in hospital in Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

Cleric Requests Prayers for Ugandan Bishop Battling COVID-19 in Hospital

Dec 10, 2020

A Cleric serving in Uganda’s Diocese of Masaka has called on the people of God in the East African nation to pray for the healing of Bishop Serverus Jjumba who is battling COVID-19 in hospital.

Bishop Emeritus of Uganda's Masaka Diocese, John Baptist Kaggwa with a delegation of the Uganda Police Force who paid him a visit to apologise. / Uganda Police Force/ Facebook

Police Boss in Uganda Sends Delegation to Apologize to Bishop Following Teargas Episode

Oct 21, 2020

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Uganda has reached out to Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa, expressing his apologies after security agencies disrupted a public function, which the Ugandan Bishop was presiding over.

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Bishops in Uganda “temporarily suspend payment of staff” in Catholic Schools

Jul 17, 2020

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.

Coronavirus disease 2019, dubbed COVID-19

Prelates in East Africa Express Caution about Coronavirus in Africa

Feb 29, 2020

With the rising concerns of an imminent spread of COVID-19 against the backdrop of the first case in Africa reported in Nigeria, Bishops in the East African countries of Kenya and Uganda have, in independent messages and contexts, expressed their concerns about the virus and called on relevant government agencies to take special health measures.