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16:36
16:36

UMSC Claims Ownership of Mariam High School 1 3 Top story

According to Sheikh Juma Bakhit Cucu, the Secretary for Education at UMSC, a thorough examination of documents by his department has revealed that Mariam High is one of the schools owned by the council but has been taken over by several individuals under dubious or illegal circumstances.
13:23
13:23

Catholic Bishops in Africa Reject Blessings for Same-Sex Couples 1 Top story

In the Catholic Church, there's a well-known Latin expression, 'Roma locuta, causa finita est,' meaning 'Rome has spoken, the case is closed.' However, bishops throughout Africa are challenging this notion, vehemently rejecting the Vatican's recent proposal to bless same-sex couples.
15:51
15:51

Regional, District Kadhis Back Mubaje 1

On Thursday, the sheiks, who initially convened at the UMSC headquarters in Old Kampala for a joint session meeting leading to the impeachment and suspension of Sheikh Ssemambo, subsequently assembled for a separate meeting. During the meeting, they expressed support for Mufti Mubaje and distanced themselves from Sheikh Ssemambo.
18:21
18:21

UMSC Joint Session Suspends Sheik Ssemambo 1 5 Top story

The joint session, one of the council's top organs brings together the National Executive Committee and College of Sheikh (Majlis Ulama). It plays a crucial role in the leadership of UMSC and in addressing internal matters within the organization.
15:11
15:11

Don’t Conform to World Standards– Archbishop Kaziimba 1 4

The Archbishop also appealed to Ugandans to desist from immoral and hateful acts like murder, land grabbing, corruption, abortion, and others. He said that these should not continue in the New Year and appealed for sanity.
13:29
13:29

Catholic Church's Position on Marriage is Intact - Archbishop Ssemogerere Christian 3 1 Top story

Emphasizing that, according to Catholic doctrine, marriage constitutes the union between one man and a female, Archbishop Ssemogerere underscored that the Church unequivocally prohibits and has not sanctioned the blessing of any alternative unions.
11:29
11:29

UMSC Secures Court Order Restraining Ssemambo's Faction 1 3 Top story

“A restraining order is made stopping further execution and or implementation of orders of this honorable court in the company cause No.002/2023 pending the service and hearing of the misc. application No. 307/2023 and 306/2023 (both arising from company cause No. 02/2023) interparty,” the order reads in part.
16:27
16:27

The Suspension of Mufti Mubaje Sparks Fresh Controversy 1 4 Top story

The pro-Mubaje faction at old Kampala is questioning the constitutionality of the Special session held to suspend him from office. It plans to appeal the order issued by Justice Faridah Shamilah Bukirwa Ntambi of the Jinja High Court.
15:24
15:24

UMSC Property Saga: National Mosque Dropped from Auction List 1 Top story

“We have learnt that the property comprised in Lease Hold Register Volume 2771 Folio 2, OId Kampala Plot 23-25 is a subject of a caveat and contentious. This is to humbly inform the Court that the above property comprised in Lease Hold Register Volume 2771Folio 2, Old Kampala Plot, 23-25 hereby ceases to be part of the properties under attachment and execution, and the same shall not be auctioned,” the letter reads in part.
17:19
17:19

New Namirembe Diocese Bishop Calls for Unity 1 7

Guided by his chosen motto, "You did not choose me, but I chose you," he highlighted preaching the Gospels, education, development, land protection, establishing development projects, and the welfare of clergy as the key areas for the diocese.
13:25
13:25

Moses Banja Consecrated Sixth Bishop of Namirembe Diocese 1 4 Top story

Rt. Rev. Moses Banja was officially consecrated and enthroned as the sixth bishop of Namirembe Diocese, the oldest in the province of the Church of Uganda. This momentous occasion marked the transition from Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, who reached the mandatory retirement age.
16:21
16:21

UMSC General Assembly Suspends Delegates for Alleged Misconduct 4 1

The new UMSC Secretary-General Hajji Abbas Sekyanzi Muluubya identified the suspended delegates as Hajj Abdul Kiyimba delegate from Lwengo, Sulaina Kigongo from East Buganda, Kamara Zuraika from Kampala, Musa Muyinda from Rubaga, and Huzairu Ssendegeya from Sheema, along with Yasin Kakuru from Kiruhura.
13:19
13:19

UMSC General Assembly: Section of Delegates Locked Out 1

Some of the delegates said that they were being targeted because they were critical of Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje
11:04
11:04

Heavy Security Deployment at Old Kampala Mosque Ahead of UMSC General Assembly 1 Top story

The heightened security comes at a time when UMSC is entangled in a land dispute that poses a significant threat to prime properties belonging to the Muslim faith, including the national mosques.
17:52
17:52

Namirembe Bishop Elections: Search Committee Adhered to Due Process 1 Top story

Sadiiki emphasized that the committee not only made recommendations for future bishop nominations in the Church of Uganda to address past challenges but also stated that these suggestions would be deliberated by the provincial assembly standing committee and the provincial assembly. He further noted that if the recommendations necessitate amendments to the constitution of the Church of Uganda, they will be appropriately addressed
15:45
15:45

Archbishop Ssemogerere Reshuffles Priests 1 Top story

Dr. Ssemogerere, who took over leadership of the archdiocese last year, initially chose to retain the existing roles and responsibilities of all current priests, following the structure established by his predecessor, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.
18:40
18:40

Namirembe Diocese: Bishop's Election Deferred, Nomination Process Remains Open 1 2 Top story

In a turn of events, the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda has decided to defer the election of the next Bishop of Namirembe Diocese. The postponement comes with an announcement that the nomination process is still ongoing and, as such, a final decision has not yet been reached.
17:57
17:57

Rev. Canon Paul Hannington Suubi Elected as First Bishop of East Busoga Diocese 1 Top story

Rev Muheebwa added that the bishop-elect will be consecrated and enthroned as the Bishop of East Busoga Diocese on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the St. Stephen's Pro Cathedral in Bugiri district.
16:37
16:37

Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere Revives Sabasumba Annual Appeal Fund 5 1

The late Archbishop Lwanga, recognizing the reduced foreign support and aiming for a self-sustaining archdiocese, began the initiative in 2007 to assist the clergy and select projects. The first appeal was utilized to renovate Lubaga Cathedral, which was in a state of disrepair.
17:46
17:46

Catholic Church Warns Faithful On Fake Bishops, Priest from West Africa 1 3 Top story

Canon 903 indicates that a priest can be permitted to celebrate even if the rector of the church, or area, does not know him, provided that either he presents a letter of introduction from his ordinary or superior, issued at least within the year, or it can be judged prudently that he is not impeded from celebrating.
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