Rutooma parish Priests body laid to rest at Kabale diocese cemetery

The body of the Rutooma parish Priest in Rukungiri district Rev. Fr. Thomas Batiima was yesterday laid to rest at Kabale diocese cemetery in Kabale Municipality. Speaking during a requiem Mass at Rushoroza Cathedral that was presided over by the Kabale diocesan Vicar General Monsignor Silverio Twinomugisha, the Makiro parish priest in Kanungu district, Rev. Fr. Adrian Byomuhangi described Fr. Batiima as a committed and a hardworking servant of God who was like a father to all Christians. The Executive director of Uganda National research Institute, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, who…

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Preparations in high gear ahead of Martyrs’ day celebrations

Preparations are in high gear ahead of the June 3rd Martyrs’ day celebrations. Several works such as renovations, erecting pilgrims’ tents, cleaning and paintings are going on. Martyrs’ day is celebrated in remembrance of the 45 converts who were executed on orders Kabaka Mwanga between 1885 and 1887. The government also announce the day a public holiday. Major construction works are going on at the Anglican shrine. A perimeter wall around the shrine and two public toilets are being constructed while the grave of the former Archbishop, Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo was…

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Archbishop Stanley Ntagali appeals to Ugandans to embrace life

As Christians across the world cerebrate good Friday today, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali has called on Ugandans to renounce what he called the growing culture of death in the country and embrace life. In his message delivered yesterday at the Provincial Secretariat in Namirembe, archbishop Ntagali mentioned random killings saying they should stop. He said that the desire on the part of some government leaders and organizations to legalize abortion is also promoting a culture of death to the most vulnerable.  The Archbishop said that…

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25 new leaders sworn under the Uganda Muslim Supreme council

At least 25 new leaders of Ntungamo district were yesterday sworn in under the Uganda Muslim Supreme council. The swearing in ceremony that was held at the Ntungamo Municipality mosquein Ntungamo municipality was presided over by the Uganda Muslim supreme council electoral commission chairperson, Hajji Ahamed Kayongo Nyago. Some of the leaders who were sworn in include County sheikhs, councilors, and the district Muslim executive. Addressing the leaders after the swearing in, Hajji Kayongo appealed for calm among of the Muslim community in the district and proper deliberation as the…

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South Ankole diocese celebrates 6years of existence

The Bishop of South Ankole Diocese has called on religious leaders not to give up on preaching against poverty and mal-development Bishop Ahimbisibwe made the call yesterday, while speaking at St. Mathew cathedral Kyamate, during a function to commemorate six years of existence for the diocese. South Ankole diocese was curved from Ankole diocese in 2012. He also noted that this year has been earmarked for gospel outreaches in all places including streets, markets, schools, gardens and other service centres. Preaching during the service, the wife to Bishop Ahimbisibwe, Dr.…

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Gov’t criticized for interfering the work of religious leaders.

  The Emeritus Bishop of Cyangungu Diocese in Rwanda, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Rwobusiisi, has criticized the ruling National Resistence Movement-NRM government for interfering the work of religious leaders. Bishop Rwubusisi, made the observation yesterday, while preaching at the closure of 2018 Brethren conference by the Diocese of Kigezi that was held at the diocesan convention grounds on Rugarama hill in Kabale municipality. The annual conference was started on Friday under the theme, “Do not conform to the standards of this world,” from Romans 12:2. The Retired Bishop also condemned the…

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