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18:31

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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Nsambya Youth Stir Souls with Passion Story Enactment on Palm Sunday Christian 2 3 Top story

Gathered in the gardens, which transformed into a makeshift theater, the youth adorned elaborate costumes reminiscent of Jesus' time, wielding props like spears for soldiers and robes for scribes and Pharisees.
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Nebbi Cuts Martyrs Day Budget by UGX 2B, Cites Financial Constraints Among Faithful 1 4

Catherine Akumu Mavenjina, the chairperson of the organizing committee, explains that when Nebbi was selected to animate and lead the 2024 Martyrs' Day by the Uganda Episcopal Conference, a committee formulated a budget of Shillings 3.8 billion for a vibrant event.
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60 Years of Uganda Martyrs: Kampala Archdiocese Commences Celebrations with Sacred Relic Tour 2

As the martyrs' relics traverse various locations, the faithful are anticipated to reflect on the steadfast faith of the Uganda martyrs, aiming to renew their own commitment under the theme; We the baptized, let us journey together in communion, participation, and mission in the footsteps of the Uganda martyrs.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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UMSC Joint Session Suspends Sheik Ssemambo 5 1 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.
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Don’t Conform to World Standards– Archbishop Kaziimba 4 1

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.
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Catholic Church's Position on Marriage is Intact - Archbishop Ssemogerere Kampala Archdiocese 1 3 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.
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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.
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