In November last year, Sheik Balinda, the Imam of Madina Faizan Mosque in Lira City led a group of Lango Muslims who defected from the Old Kampala Muslim Administration. He was then appointment the Assistant Supreme Kadhi of the Greater Lango Muslim District Administration.
In his message, Sheik Balinda promised to respect his top leadership and to work in line with the rules and regulations of the Kibuli Muslim Administration. He called for Unity among all Muslims saying it is time they put all differences aside and focus on development.
While not disclosing the exact investment made thus far, Peter Lumbuye Serumaga, the Acting Secretary General of BSU, revealed that more than 5 billion Shillings are required to complete the translation of the Old Testament and thereby create a comprehensive Rufumbira Bible.
According to reports, Batariro made a stopover in Rubare town before continuing her journey at night. However, her luck ran out when she was intercepted by police at the Nyeihanga town council checkpoint around 10:00 p.m.
Kiptoo, while presiding over a prayers at St. Peters Anglican church of Uganda- Kapchorwa on Sunday September 17th, noted that, most of the family conflicts and misunderstandings among to the Sebei community is attributed to lack of Basic necessities especially Food.
A section of Christians has expressed dissatisfaction about the developments and has now taken the matter to the divine court asking God to prevail over the decision and allow the Archbishop to consecrate Kasana Ssemakula as Bishop. The prayers were launched at the home of Sam Sserunjogi, a congregant at St. Paul’s Church Kigulu in Wobulenzi town.
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.
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.
According to a climate change report by Irish Aid, Uganda is currently struggling with the consequences of climate change which encompass shifting weather patterns, declining water levels, and a heightened occurrence of extreme weather events such as floods and droughts.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says that the church members were confined in the worship center and were prohibited from drinking borehole or tap water in preference for only spring water.
Trade Minister Francis Mwebesa encouraged the ordained priests and deacons to become catalysts for change. He encouraged them to share information about government programs, particularly the Parish Development Model (PDM), with their congregations.
Charles Sserwanja, the Head of Public Health and Social Services at IRCU says that the council is actively involving leaders from diverse religious denominations to take a direct role in addressing challenges in the fight against HIV/AIDS and the spread of other illnesses within their congregations.
A section of Christians led by Luwero District Chairman Erastus Kibirango held a procession in Luwero town recently protesting against a decision by the House of Bishops to disqualify the Bishop-Elect and cancel his consecration that had been slated for July 16 over allegations of infidelity.
Archbishop Odama also tasked the priests and deacons to convince the couples who are hesitant to join in the sacrament of holy matrimony. According to Odama, many partners spend many years living as husband and wife without a wedding claiming that they need time to study their partners.
His maiden mass had the ordination of two deacons and five priests. The priests included Reverend Fathers; Eria Kayonga, Mark Mugagga, Denis Kakooza, John Baptist Lakwonyero and Anthony Kirumira while the two deacons were Charles Lwanga Mutyaba and Lawrence Kawagga.