Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Namugongo

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What African Polygamous Men Can Learn from Ugandan Martyr Matthias Mulumba

Jun 9, 2024

The Archbishop-elect of the  Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu in Uganda has urged Christian men still practicing polygamy to emulate St. Matthias Mulumba,  one of the Uganda Martyrs who denounced his polygamous life and embraced monogamy after he converted to Christianity.

Uganda Martyrs Day Marks Triumph of Faith over Fear, not Time to Mourn: Archbishop

Jun 4, 2024

The Uganda Martyrs’ Day Pilgrimage celebrated annually on June 3 is not a moment to mourn the Martyrs the Catholic Archbishop of Kampala has said, saying that the day should ignite memories of “triumph of faith over fear”.

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Catholic Archbishop Recounts Stories of Ugandan Martyrs “who abandoned the way of idolatry”

Jun 3, 2024

Archbishop-elect Raphael p’Mony Wokorach of Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu in Uganda has described the story of the Ugandan Martyrs as that of “those who abandoned the way of idolatry.”

Uganda Martyrs Invite us to be Witnesses of Christ: Apostolic Nuncio

Jun 3, 2024

The representative of the Holy Father in Uganda has described the solemnity of the Ugandan martyrs marked on June 3 annually as “a special moment of faith and grace”, noting that the martyrs invite the people of God to be witnesses of Christ in their lives.

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Uganda Martyrs Day: President Urges Christians to Lead by Example in Fostering Peace

Jun 3, 2024

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has urged believers gathered at the Namugongo Shrine for this year’s Martyrs’ Day Pilgrimage to be at the forefront in fostering peace in the East African region.

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.