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Vestment Wars: COU Fortifies Attires to Prevent Misuse head 1 3 Top story

Rev. Canon William Ongeng, the Provincial Secretary of the Church of Uganda, observes that over time various denominations, particularly Pentecostals, have been wearing the Church of Uganda’s vestments, which has led to confusion among followers and misuse of these items.
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When Amin Arrested, Deported The First Bishop of Karamoja 1 Top story

Things continued to get worse as the government became more paranoid. It's in this climate of fear that Herd's episcopal ordination took place in January 1976. Fourteen months later, Archbishop Luwum was dead and Bishop Herd was back in Northern Ireland, not for holiday but after being expelled from Uganda.
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Museveni Applauds Religious Leaders on Unity, Reiterate Call for Focus on Wealth Creation 3 1

Reflecting on the pre-NRM era, President Museveni highlighted significant divisions based on tribal and religious affiliations, which he credits the NRM ideology for mitigating.
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Archbishop-Elect Wokorach Hit On Polygamists to Take Matia Mulumba’s Example

It is said that when Mulumba embraced the Catholic faith, he set free all his wives and treated them in the best way possible, allowing them all full liberty for their well-being and prosperity.
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When One Became Six: The Birth of Mid-West Cluster Dioceses 1 Top story

The 2024 Uganda Martyrs celebrations at the anglican side have united six dioceses that were once a single ecclesiastical jurisdiction. These dioceses are coming together in Namugongo to organize the event as a cohesive cluster, invoking the history of the times when they shared a single bishop and functioned as one.
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UMSC Moots for Coffee Planting in Meeting With Museveni 1

Sheikh Mubajje further revealed their plans to launch a comprehensive coffee and cocoa planting initiative across the ten Muslim regions in Uganda. He further asked for government’s support to ensure the smooth implementation of the initiative.
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Anglican Church Proposes Amendments on Bishops' Election Process, Retirement Age 1 Top story

One of the issues presented for amendment is the retirement age of bishops. It is proposed that bishops should retire at 70 years, though some suggest extending it to 75.
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Panic, Suspicion Grip Anglican Martyrs' Day Organizers Amid Budget Concerns president 1 1

The Rwenzori Cluster prepared a budget of 2.17 billion shillings to ensure successful celebrations. With a pledge of UGX1.5bn from President Yoweri Museveni, the committee has been hunting for UGX600 million from the faithful and well-wishers.
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Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Shift Martyrs' Day Comemoration 1

Prof Badru Kateregga, the Chairperson of the Development Committee of the martyrs' site, said the Muslim commemoration will not coincide with Uganda Martyrs Day.
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Kisosonkole: Kabaka's Grandfather Who Buried the Martyrs, Built First Church Church of Uganda 1 Top story

Kisosonkole’s steadfast commitment to the martyrs, some of whom were his colleagues in the service of the Kabaka, has firmly cemented his place in the history of the church, embodying principles of reverence and selflessness. However, his contributions are often underrated or not sufficiently acknowledged in retellings of the martyrs’ story.
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Archbishop Ssemogerere Issues Directives On Fundraising 1

Effectively, under the new arrangement, all requests for financial assistance must go through the Archdiocesan Project Office, where they will be registered and assigned a unique identifier. Additionally, all requests will be forwarded to the funders by staff within the project office using one of the two specified official email addresses.
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Anglican Site Gets Facelift Ahead of Martyr's Day 2

The newly erected structure will provide shade for 1,000 individuals, supplementing the existing amphitheater that can accommodate 20,000 people whose major construction works and fittings were completed last year.
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Ntinda Parish Priest Issues Apology For Baby "Driving" Inside Church 1 Top story

In an interview with URN, Fr. Muwanga emphasized that the "unacceptable" incident was initiated by the parents during a period when the priests were not present in the church. He further stated that they would exercise greater vigilance in the future to prevent a recurrence of such incidents.
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Eid to be Held on Wednesday-Sharia Director committee 1 Top story

The announcement came from the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) following the moon sighting committee reporting negative results.
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Archbishop Ssemogerere Urges Christians to Extend Good Deeds Beyond Lenten Season 1 6

Archbishop Ssemogerere emphasized the need for individuals to avoid sinful behavior and embrace a life guided by principles of self-discipline and Christian values
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Ugandan Elected Orthodox Bishop of South Sudan 1

Prior to his elevation, Archimandrite Mbonabingi has been serving as the dean of the Fort Portal Region and at the same time Executive Secretary of the Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC.
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Ecumenism Among Christians Still Elusive- UJCC Executive Secretary 5 1

The Archimandrite delivered these remarks during a gathering at Old Kampala SS, where christains from various member Denominations of the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) came together for the annual National Ecumenical Public Way of the Cross to commemorate Jesus' journey to Calvary.
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Kampala Archdiocese Gets First Female Head of Laity 1 2 Top story

Emily Kitto Mwaka, who was elected to the position in the previous election, was formally presented on Thursday alongside other elected members of the Archdiocesan Council of Lay Apostolate to the Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere during the Chrism Mass.
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Archbishop Ssemogerere Calls on Priests to Uphold Vows 1 2 Top story

Addressing the priests as shepherds of the faithful, Archbishop Ssemogerere emphasized the need to avoid excesses and abuses that could harm the unity of the Church.
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