Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Namugongo

Namugongo Martyrs Shrine in Uganda, venue for the annual celebration of Martyrs Day. / Uganda Episcopal Conference

Bishops in Uganda “postpone” Uganda Martyrs’ Day Pilgrimage over COVID-19 Restrictions

May 1, 2020

Bishops in the East African nation of Uganda have postponed indefinitely the celebrations of the Martyrs’ Day that had been scheduled for May 29 and June 3 due to the COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the government including public gatherings.

Worshippers during a past event at Namugongo shrine in uganda

Christian Leaders in Uganda Call for Prayers Ahead of 2021 General Elections

Feb 25, 2020

A call for unity, peace and consistent prayers was the major highlight of this year’s national prayer day that was celebrated at the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Namugongo Sunday, February 23.