The leadership of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences of 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.
Uganda is one of the several countries in Africa where religious minorities have been excluded in key strategies to fight COVID-19, a recent report on the state of religious freedom, which also highlights various forms of religious discrimination and persecution across the world indicates.
On a hot and dusty afternoon at Palabek Refugee Settlement in the Northern region of Uganda, a mother in her mid-thirties is seen in the company of other women almost her age who are soaked in sweat, hammering big boulders to prepare gravel for sale.
Beneficiaries of African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), an initiative that supports the education of women Religious across Africa, are creating jobs for thousands of people in Africa through various entrepreneurial projects, officials of the Catholic entity have reported.
Fr. Lazar Arasu remembers one Sunday in June 2017 when a group of refugees in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese surrounded him, weeping and begging him not to abandon them.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have facilitated the provision of food aid and other humanitarian necessities to hundreds of refugees living with disabilities at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp within Uganda’s Archdiocese of Gulu.
Last weekend’s ordination of new Priests in Uganda’s Catholic Diocese of Kasese was special for various reasons.
Youth from vulnerable backgrounds, most of them refugees from South Sudan, have graduated at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center (DB VTC) in Palabek, a technical institution located in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu after several setbacks, including COVID-19 lockdown which affected learning in the East African country.
An initiative by children at Namugongo Catholic Parish of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese to mark the Year of St Joseph has spread to other Parishes across the East African country, attracting other children who are eager to learn about the Saint.
The world has a lot to learn from the Religious and Consecrated people who live simple lives and in so doing, help preserve nature and protect the earth, a Salesian Missionary Cleric ministering among refugees in Uganda has said.
At the unveiling of Kampala Document in South Africa, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka has highlighted the value of the 100-page publication to the people of God in Africa and the Islands, saying it is an exhortation to go beyond various dichotomies.
The suffering brought about by several months of COVID-19 has pushed young people to desperation, a Catholic Cleric ministering among refugees in Uganda has observed and called upon the youth in the East African country to rise above their frustrations and to start caring for others who are equally living in devastation.
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.
The people of God in Uganda are mourning Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa who passed on Wednesday, January 20 at the age of 77.
The leadership of the Uganda National Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CJPC) and the humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) are appealing for peace in Uganda ahead of general elections slated for Thursday, January 14.
Ahead of general elections in Uganda slated for January 14, Catholic Bishops in the country have, in their latest Pastoral Letter, highlighted 13 issues that “could taint the credibility of the electoral process and outcome of the polls if not addressed urgently.”