The Bishop-elect for Uganda’s Nebbi Diocese has, in an interview, traced his vocation to serve God as a Catholic Priest to his childhood days as an altar boy.
St. Charles and many other martyrs for the faith died between November 15, 1885 – January 27, 1887 in Namugongo, Uganda. St. Charles and his companions were beatified in 1920 and canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1964.
As the Catholic Church across the globe marks the Laudato Si’ week, taking stock of the gains made in the conservation of the environment, Caritas Uganda is condemning the growing environmental challenges that the Catholic Church entity links to massive deforestation in the East African nation.
Cases of land grabbing and forceful evictions are on the rise in northern parts of Uganda, a Catholic charity and peace organization that is investigating human rights violations in the East African country has revealed.
The number of refugees at the Don Bosco Refugee Services Palabek in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu has been rising steadily from 2017 when members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) introduced refugee services in the East African country.
The leadership of Pontifical Mission Society (PMS) in Uganda has called upon the people of God in the East African country to support vocations in the country through prayers and financial contribution, saying that mission work requires a lot of resources.
The efforts of two Religious Sisters of Kenyan and Ugandan descent to re-evangelize Catholics in Cuba have been widely recognized, with Catholic Pontifical Organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International pledging support of the activities of the two Nuns working in the country’s Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago.
COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda came with torture, sexual violence, unfair arrests, and deaths in police custody among other serious violations of human rights, a recent investigation by the Justice and Peace Commissions (JPC) of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu and Lira Diocese in the East African country has established.
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.