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14:20
14:20

Priest Survives Lynching by Mob Claiming Ownership of Church Land 1 2

The priest had been trying to stop Badru Musoke, a resident at Muduuma village from bolstering the family’s ancestral grave yard with cement when other residents surrounded off the priest threatening to burn his car on top of beating him. Police officers from Mukono Police Division managed to reach at the scene on time to rescue the priest and escort him away.
08:41
08:41

Construction of UX 1.3B Busia Mosque Stops as Believers Protests It’s Size 6 4

Ismael Ibrahim, the site engineer from Ibun Baz Nile Muslim community Development Company denied any wrongdoing, saying that they were only following the design given to them by the mosque management committee. He explains that the project comprises a storied mosque and lockup
10:41
10:41

Some Muslims Didn’t Know How to Conduct Eid al-Adha Prayers-Sheikhs 2

Hajji Ramathan Mugalu, the General of Secretary of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, says that before Eid, many Muslims sought guidance from sheikhs and imams on how Eid prayers are conducted.
05:22
05:22

Body of Catechist Retrieved from Lake Bunyonyi 2 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Kizabona’s body was retrieved on Tuesday evening at around 7:00 PM.
17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 5 1

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
13:31
13:31

Gov’t Tasked to Expedite Implementation of Islamic Banking 1 3

According to Mugalu, if implemented, Islamic Banking would help several people during the current difficulties in the economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
13:17
13:17

Prince Nakibinge Calls for Dialogue On Proposed Land Regulations 1 2

Nakibinge while delivering his Eid- Aduha message to the Muslim community at his Palace in Kibuli said that the new amendment will not help to solve the pending land problems in the country, but will cause more problems.
13:13
13:13

Muslims Asked to Unite and Defend their Faith From Unfair Accusations 3

Of recent Muslim lawyers have also come out to condemn the apparent collectivization of accusations and guilt against their Faith.
12:33
12:33

Nakasongola, Luwero Kadhis Condemn Torture of Katumba Suspects Eid Al Adha prayers 1 3

Speaking at Eid Al Adha celebrations at Kagombe mosque , the Luwero District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa condemned the torture and the killing of suspects saying its violation of the right to life which can only be taken away by Allah.
11:46
11:46

Mufti Mubaje Criticizes Gov’t Covid Relief Cash 1 5 Top story

The Mufti advised the government to procure food and deliver it to the households like it was done in last year’s lockdown.
14:47
14:47

Catechist Drowns in Lake Bunyonyi 2 Top story

According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, Kizabona was alone in the canoe while crossing the lake from Kayanga Catholic Church to Harutinda shores in Kitumba sub-county. Maate says that on reaching the middle of the Lake, the canoe lost balance and capsized.
14:27
14:27

Pray for Protection of Our Land, Kabaka Asks Muslims Mailo Land 1 Top story

“We appeal to all believers participating in this animal sacrifice to do it with a purpose of beseeching God to save us, have mercy on us, and continue blocking all paths and voices targeting our properties, especially ownership of land in a move to undermine and create hatred for Buganda in various ways” Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
06:43
06:43

Kumi Diocese Clergy Lack Requisite Qualifications for Bishop's Job 1 2

Bishop Odurkami, who was responding to issues relating to the ongoing standoff between the Province and Rev. Charles Oode Okunya, said that the embattled priest enjoys the support of several clergies that he noted received training under his leadership during his tenures as the principal of the bible college in Kumi.
10:57
10:57

Rev. Okunya to Appeal Court Ruling 1 2

Last week Justice Ssekaana dismissed Rev. Okunya’s suit with costs on grounds that Rev. Okunya had not attained the required age of 45 years to be elected bishop in the Church of Uganda.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown Delays Proposed West Ruwenzori Diocese Take-Off 1 4

Rev. Julius Tumwesige, the Archdeacon of Bumadu says the Christians are key sources of Church income and the closure of church premises complicates fundraising initiatives yet they need up to 100 million Shillings to purchase the Bishop’s car, complete the beautification of Bumadu Church and have a startup fund to run the Diocese.
19:58
19:58

Court Dismisses Suit Against COU Over Cancelled Consecration of Kumi Diocese Bishop Church of Uganda 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana says that Rev. Charles Okunya at the time of his nomination was not qualified to be elected a Bishop of Kumi since he had not yet made the mandatory age requirement of 45 years.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19; West Buganda Diocese Issues Tight Restrictions for Burials 2 1

Bishop Katumba stopped priests from using microphones during burial services and reduce the time of burial services to strictly 30 minutes in his latest list of guidelines to the Church. He also suspended the practice of choosing a member of the congregation to take Bible readings and allowed them to make necessary adjustments to other facets that may prolong the service.
15:02
15:02

Muslim Clerics Guide How to Perform Key Rituals Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic 6 1 Top story

Dr. Abdul Hafiz Walusumbi, the head of Sharia Department and Chairman of the Shura (consultative) Council at Islamic University in Uganda, says that while some of the rituals are key to the Islamic faith and may not be suspended completely, adhering to the professional health guidelines and authority is a religious duty of all believers.
17:14
17:14

COVID-19 Hampers Clerics Ministering to the Sick, Dying 4

The compassionate ministry is done through prayer, pastoral visits to the sick, the celebration of the sacraments, the commendation of the dead, and consoling those who are grieving. But the COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for the clerics to minister to these groups of people.
14:41
14:41

Consecration of Nebbi Catholic Bishop Cancelled 1 2

Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.
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