Uganda-based Bannabikira (Daughters of Mary) Sisters founded by Missionary of Africa Archbishop Henry Streicher, organized pilgrimage of faith to join Missionaries of Africa in the 150th anniversary since they were founded / Bannabikira (Daughters of Mary) Sisters

Nuns from First Native Order in Sub-Saharan Africa Make "pilgrimage of faith"

Nov 23, 2019

As the members of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa continue their yearlong celebration of 150 years since they were founded, an event graced by the Holy Father in February, Uganda-based Bannabikira (Daughters of Mary) Sisters who were founded by a Missionary of Africa Prelate have joined the celebration by organizing a day of thanksgiving realized through a “pilgrimage of faith.”

Ugandan-born Monsignor Joseph Kizito, Bishop-elect of Aliwal North, South Africa

Ugandan-Born Cleric Appointed Bishop in South Africa, Says He is “baptized and sent”

Nov 20, 2019

One of the recent news from the Holy See related to the Church in Africa has been Pope Francis’  appointment of Ugandan-born Monsignor Joseph Kizito as Bishop of South Africa’s Aliwal North diocese, with his ordination slated to take place on February 15, 2020.

Sr. Dominica Dipio, member of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church (MSMMC) and Professor of literature at the Makerere University in Uganda who was appointed November 11, 2019 by Pope Francis as one of the consultors of the Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Culture / Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church (MSMMC)

Ugandan Nun Appointed Consultor of Pontifical Council for Culture Feels “humbled, honored”

Nov 19, 2019

Last week, Monday, November 11, 2019, when Pope Francis announced resignations and new appointments, he appointed members as well as consultors of the Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Culture, among them, Ugandan-born nun, Sr. Dominica Dipio.

Uganda Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis during their 2018 ad limina visit to the Vatican

Catholic Bishops in Uganda Condemn Use of Excessive Force against Protesting Students

Nov 13, 2019

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.”

A health worker wears protective gear at a health screening facility in a Ugandan town bordering DRC. / Credit: Isaac Kasamani / AFP / Getty Images.

Amid Uganda Ebola scare, Catholic aid group is ready to help

Jun 23, 2019

Catholic Relief Services is monitoring the health situation in Uganda, following two confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus.