Uganda Episcopal Conference

Bishop Joseph Antony Zziwa, Chairman of Uganda Episcopal Conference and Bishop of Kiyinda-Mityana Diocese. Credit: Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Education, Health, Socio-economic Initiatives Discussed at Bishops’ Plenary in Uganda

Jun 21, 2022

Initiatives that the Catholic Church in Uganda is undertaking in education, health, and socio-economic development were among the series of matters discussed during the recent Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops in the East African nation.

Requiem Mass for Archbishop Denis Lote Kiwanuka, the Archbishop Emeritus of Uganda’s Tororo Archdiocese who died on the morning of Sunday, April 24. Credit: UEC

Late Ugandan Archbishop "lived his earthly life according to beatitudes": Catholic Bishop

Apr 26, 2022

Archbishop Denis Lote Kiwanuka, the Archbishop Emeritus of Uganda’s Tororo Archdiocese who died on the morning of Sunday, April 24 has been described as a Catholic Church leader who lived his life fully in accordance with the beatitudes.

Palabek Refugee Camp: Don Bosco Vocational Center offers Education for hundreds of young refugees. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians Empowering Hundreds of Young Refugees in Uganda with Vocational Skills

Dec 24, 2021

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda are reaching out to over 600 young refugees through vocational training initiatives being realized at the Don Bosco Vocational Center, operating inside Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Gulu Archdiocese.

A plaque containing the names of the 22 Uganda Martyrs honored on June 3. In addition to these, two more, Blessed Jildo Irwa and Blessed Daudi Okello, beatified in 2002 are honored on October 20

“National re-awakening of devotion to Uganda Martyrs” Underway for June 3 Annual Event

Feb 29, 2020

Uganda’s diocese of Masaka has, in a press statement, provided updates about preparations for this year’s Uganda Martyrs Day celebration, highlighting activities around fostering devotion to the Catholic martyrs of the East African country, honoring the martyrs with the symbolic gesture of planting trees, explaining the theme and logo of the annual event, among other planned activities.

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

Nov 13, 2019

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.”