Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Some of the participants at the ongoing seminar organized by the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP) in Uganda. Credit: Charles Ayetan, UCAP President

Catholic Journalists in Africa Call for More Reporting Opportunities on the Environment

Nov 14, 2023

Religious leaders in Africa can help protect the environment by initiating initiatives journalists can report on, members of the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP) have said.

Official Logo Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP). Credit: UCAP

Catholic Journalists in Africa Urged to Expose “heartless” Agents Behind Migrants Woes

Nov 11, 2023

African Catholic Journalists have been told to play their part in preserving the dignity of migrants by producing content that exposes agents who are behind the suffering of those who leave their countries in search of better living conditions.

Official Logo Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP). Credit: UCAP

Upcoming Training to Build African Catholic Journalists’ Capacity in Ecology Reporting

Oct 6, 2023

Catholic Journalists in Africa are set to undergo training on how to work with other entities in addressing environmental challenges.

Late Archbishop Paul Bakyenga. Credit: Radio Maria Uganda

Late Ugandan Catholic Archbishop Delivered Touching Homilies, “very sociable man”: Eulogy

Jul 21, 2023

At his Requiem Mass, members of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) have remembered the late Archbishop Paul Bakyenga, who passed away on Tuesday, July 18 at the age of 79 for delivering touching homilies.

Caritas Uganda conducts a press conference to mark the beginning of the world food safety day scheduled for 7 June 2023. Credit: Caritas Uganda

Caritas Uganda among Entities Decrying “rapidly increasing” Food Safety Concerns

Jun 7, 2023

Caritas Uganda, the humanitarian and development arm of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), is among entities raising alarm over food security concerns in the East African nation, which they are “rapidly increasing”. 

Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere of Kampala Archdiocese in Uganda. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Uganda Awaiting “entire Bill” on Homosexuality to Give Church Position

Mar 31, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Uganda are waiting for the details of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) that members of Parliament (MPs) recently passed to be able to give the position of the Church in the East African nation, the Local Ordinary of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has said.

Credit: Courtesy Photo

On Uganda’s Independence Anniversary, Catholic Bishops Highlight Challenges, Achievements

Oct 11, 2022

On the occasion of Uganda's 60th independence anniversary marked on October 7, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have highlighted challenges and achievements in the country over the last decade. 

Credit: UEC

Let’s “join hands” to Address Human Trafficking in Uganda: Bishops’ Conference Chairman

Sep 12, 2022

The dynamics around the “heinous crime” of human trafficking in Uganda cannot be addressed by a single entity, the Chairman of Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), Bishop Joseph Antony Zziwa, has said.

Participants listen during the Spiritus hub in the Diocese of Iringa, Tanzania, March 10, 2022. East African church leaders are welcoming Australian Catholic University’s international faith formation program. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Ongoing Formation Program Seeks to Help Christians "go deeper in faith”: Priest in Uganda

Mar 30, 2022

A Catholic Priest heading a department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has lauded the ongoing Spiritus Faith Formation program that has involved religious leaders and Laity in East Africa saying the initiative is expected to “help Christians go deeper in their faith”. 

Participants at the ongoing training in Uganda / Christine Mbugi

“We are required to account for resources we receive”: Ugandan Bishop at AMECEA Training

Feb 17, 2020

At an ongoing training spearheaded by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa focusing on self-reliance and sustainability in various Church institutions in the East African nation of Uganda, a Bishop has underscored the need for stewardship, calling on the beneficiaries, most of them clergy, to be accountable for the resources of the Church.