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.
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.
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.
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.
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.