Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Uganda's Kampala Archdiocese.

Archbishop in Uganda Decries Political Unrest, Calls for Restraint, Peace

Nov 24, 2020

The Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has decried the political unrest in the East African nation, calling for restraint and the cultivation of “a peaceful relationship with God our creator.”

Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline.

Catholic Climate Movement to Address Possible Displacement by Uganda-Tanzania Oil Pipeline

Nov 23, 2020

Members of the Clergy in Uganda ministering under the umbrella of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have begun a campaign to sensitize communities about the dangers of climate destruction.

Uganda’s Religious Leaders Condemn “brutal arrest of political candidates”

Nov 19, 2020

Religious leaders in Uganda have expressed concerns about the latest violent activities in the country, condemning the arrest of two presidential candidates.

Representatives of IRCU with the Chief Justice, Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo (centre) during the Monday, November 9 meeting.

Uganda’s Religious Leaders Raise Concerns over Corruption in Judiciary, Call for Reforms

Nov 10, 2020

Religious leaders in the East African nation of Uganda have raised concerns over corruption bedeviling the country’s courts and called on the relevant administrative stakeholders to root out the vice.

Late Fr. Jesus Aranda Nava, a Mexican-born Comboni Missionary who succumbed to COVID-19 complications on Wednesday, November 4 at St. Mary’s Lachor Hospital in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese.

Late Missionary Cleric in South Sudan, Uganda Remembered for Refugee Apostolate

Nov 6, 2020

To the people of South Sudan and Uganda, Mexican-born Comboni Missionary Fr. Jesus Aranda Nava will be remembered most for his dedication to the poor refugees who he served until he met his death in Uganda earlier this week.

Resettling Boy Child from Children’s Home in Uganda Challenging, Catholic Nun Recounts

Nov 3, 2020

The process of transitioning the boy child from children’s home to family life in the East African nation of Uganda is still a big challenge, a Catholic Sister has said.

The 2nd Presidential debate in 2016. The first Presidential debate in Uganda under the auspices of religious leaders is expected to be held December 12.

Plans Underway for Presidential Debate in Uganda Under Religious Leaders’ Auspices

Oct 29, 2020

Plans are underway for the first Presidential debate in Uganda under the auspices of religious leaders ahead of the general elections scheduled for February 2021.

The Book titled "Freedom and Trinity" by Italian-born Fr. Nicholas Fogliacco. / Paulines Publications Africa.

Late Missionary, Scholar in Kenya Leaves Lasting Legacy in New Book on Freedom, Trinity

Oct 24, 2020

Before he died in May last year aged 81, Italian-born Fr. Nicholas Fogliacco had accumulated enough content that would be put together to make one of the most treasured books that seeks to promote the mission of evangelization in Africa.

Bishop Emeritus of Uganda's Masaka Diocese, John Baptist Kaggwa with a delegation of the Uganda Police Force who paid him a visit to apologise. / Uganda Police Force/ Facebook

Police Boss in Uganda Sends Delegation to Apologize to Bishop Following Teargas Episode

Oct 21, 2020

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Uganda has reached out to Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa, expressing his apologies after security agencies disrupted a public function, which the Ugandan Bishop was presiding over.

Fr. Pontian Kaweesa, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) Uganda. / Ugandan Catholics/Facebook Page.

Pastoral Animators in Uganda Call for Prayers, Donations ahead of World Mission Sunday

Oct 15, 2020

Baptized members of the Catholic Church in Uganda have been encouraged to reach out to the rest of the world by offering prayers and material support that will strengthen missionary activities in hardship areas.

From left to right: Fr. Charles Onen, Mr Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukumoi, Ms Nancy Atimango and Mr Andrew Ogwetta Otto in the race for Gulu East MP seat.

Ugandan Cleric Not “allowed to exercise priestly ministry” after Joining Active Politics

Oct 9, 2020

A member of the Clergy of Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese has been suspended from exercising his priestly ministry following his decision to join active politics even after his Local Ordinary “tried very much to dissuade him from taking such a step.”

Voter Education Outreach Program in Uganda. / Electoral Commission of Uganda

Interreligious Body in Uganda among Dozens of Entities Accredited for Voter Education

Oct 1, 2020

The Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) is among 46 civil society organizations (CSOs) accredited by the country’s electoral body to carry out voter education ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place in February 2021.

Members of the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau receiving Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Government of Germany through its Embassy in the country in a bid to support the fight against COVID-19. / German Embassy Kampala/Facebook Page

Over 900 Health Workers in Uganda’s Catholic Health Facilities Get PPEs in COVID-19 Fight

Oct 1, 2020

At least 900 health workers serving in dozens of Catholic facilities spread across Uganda have benefitted from Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Government of Germany through its Embassy in the country in a bid to support the fight against COVID-19 in the East African nation, Radio Sapientia reported Wednesday, September 30.

Church Leaders in Uganda to Engage Media in Marking World Mission Sunday

Sep 30, 2020

Ahead of this year’s World Mission Sunday on October 18, an official of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has explained how Church leaders will engage the media in marking the event in the East African nation.

A poster announcing the International Consultative Research (ICR) Conference. / International Consultative Research (ICR).

Ongoing Research Session to Create Scholarly Network Examining Catholic Nuns’ Apostolate

Sep 27, 2020

The ongoing ten-day virtual international research conference aims at creating a global network of researchers who will have the task of examining the apostolate of Catholic nuns across the globe, one of the organizers has told ACI Africa.

Fr. Lazar Arasu in an in-person learning and interactive class with students at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Center in Uganda. / Fr. Lazar Arasu.

Learners Risk Losing Interpersonal Relationships in Virtual Learning: Cleric in Uganda

Sep 18, 2020

Virtual learning, though handy in filling education gaps created by the COVID-19 restrictions across the world, poses the danger of denying learners the important in-person learning and interaction with other students and their teachers, a missionary Cleric ministering in Uganda has told ACI Africa.

Sr. Pasqua Binen Anena, a member of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) based in Uganda / Sr. Pasqua Binen Anena

Ugandan Nun’s Orphanage Impacting Thousands of Congolese Refugees amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Aug 31, 2020

For months, Sr. Pasqua Binen Anena, a member of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHS) based in Uganda, watched helplessly as thousands of new arrivals at Pariginya Refugee Settlement roamed around the settlement located in the northern part of the East African country in search for means of survival.

Fr. Lazar Arasu,  Director of Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services in Uganda.

Need to Rethink Welfare of Teenage Refugees at Ugandan Camp, Cleric Reflects

Aug 28, 2020

A missionary Cleric overseeing a refugee camp in Uganda has, in a reflection shared with ACI Africa, highlighted and explained the need to rethink the pastoral care toward teenage refugees who have, oftentimes, “witnessed the atrocities” in their early childhood.

Members of the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU).

Uganda’s Religious Leaders Decry Unequal Media Access, Police Brutality Ahead of 2021 Poll

Aug 25, 2020

Religious leaders in Uganda have expressed their concerns about unequal access to the media and police brutality as the country prepares for elections early next year.

Fr. Lazar Arasu, the Director of Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services with Pope Francis in Rome.

How COVID-19 Robbed the Poor of the Little They Had before Lockdown in Uganda

Aug 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a self-enrichment tool in the hands of the mighty and powerful, according to a Salesian of Don Bosco (SDB) Cleric ministering among refugees in Uganda who has bemoaned the sorry state of the vulnerable groups in the East African country that he says have been robbed of the little they had before lockdown.