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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”