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14:57
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Clerics Ask Gov't to Open Places of Worship lockdown 1 5

Pastor Solomon Brian Mwesige from Good News Church in Bulenga asked government to consider opening places of worship like it has done to shopping malls and other businesses.
11:02
11:02

Old Boys Team Up to Redeem Nyapea College's Lost Glory Zombo District 3

Dr. Amos Nyathirombo, the national president of the College’s Old Boys’ told URN that they want to revive the school to its former glory. The association has partnered with the administration to fix over 50 double decker beds, renovate 4 dormitories at Shillings 120 million and install pavers on walk ways at Shillings 25 million.
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65-Year-Old Catholic Devotee Defies Restrictions, Treks to Namugongo 2 2

She is most likely the only foot pilgrim who turned up for the celebration this year, after the church called off the annual event in the wake of Coronavirus Disease. As countries battled the pandemic, borders were closed, the government banned public gatherings and asked faithful’s to stay home.
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Prayer Can Heal the World from COVID-19; Archbishop Lwanga 1

Archbishop Lwanga says that faithful’s should not forget that in 1942, two white sisters who had been admitted to Lubaga Hospital were healed from a pneumonic plague, which was a deadly disease at that time when there were no antibiotics.
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Kasese Christians Urged to Remain Strong Amidst Challenges 1

The call was made during the annual Martyrs Day Celebrations in the District which were led by Rev. Fr Joseph Mbusa, the Secretary of Education in Kasese Diocese.
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Pictorial; Celebrating Uganda Martyrs Bravery During Lockdown

At the Anglican Shrine, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev. Dr Stephen Kazimba Mugalu was the day's main celebrant, assisted by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira. The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga led the Mass at the Catholic Shrine.
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Verbatim: President Museveni's 2020 Martyrs' Day Speech 1

The Uganda Martyrs are like the seeds which fell on good ground as Jesus Christ taught in the Parable of the Sower in Matthew, Chapter 13, Verse 23. It says: “The seed that fell on good soil represents those who truly hear and understand God’s word and produce a harvest of thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times as much as had been planted.” At the Anglican Shrine, President Yoweri Museveni was represented by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as Chief guest in a Service led by Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu.
13:04
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Archbishop Urges Christians to Emulate Martyrs on Unity Amidst Trials Martyrs' day 1

Contrary to previous celebrations where thousands of pilgrims throng the Martyrs' Shrine to remember this unmatched bravery, passion and commitment, the event this year was attended by only 40 people at the Anglican Shrine who converged in five tents in a distanced sitting arrangement.
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Religious Leaders Converge at Namugongo for Martyrs Day Celebration Martyrs' day 1

At the Anglican Shrine, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev. Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu is the day's main celebrant, assisted by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira. The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is leading the Mass at the Catholic Shrine.
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Several People Bounced at Namugongo Martyrs Shrines 2 2 Top story

The annual celebration is in remembrance of 45 young Christian converts who were brutally murdered between 1885-1887 by Kabaka Mwanga for their allegiance to Christianity. They were beatified in 1920 by Pope Benedict XV and later canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1964.
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Arrest of Six Muslims in Masaka Sparks Protests local leaders 4 Top story

According to Mutebi, Nsubuga was the first to be taken from his home at Namaseenene on May 18th by four operatives, two of whom armed. Nsubuga’s mother, Scholastica Nanteza, says her son was shot twice in the leg as he attempted to run to his house.
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Nakasero Mosque Police Raid Illegal-Justice Ssekaana 1 Top story

The judgment stems from an application filed by Siraje Kifampa, the then Public Relations Officer Jammiyaat Daawa Asaalafiyah and Sheikh Yusuf Musa Musuda, the Imam of Nakasero Mosque protesting the police raid on December 27, 2016 without a search warrant.
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Joint Security Team Storms Church in Gulu 1

Geoffrey Onekalit, the Tegwana Sub Ward Local Council Chairperson who was at the scene told URN that the security personnel told him that they received information that the pastor had a congregation which was a contravention to the ban on public gatherings to contain the spread of coronavirus disease.
16:57
16:57

Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate Gulu Celebrate Pentecost Sunday Gulu Archdiocese 2 2

About 100 nuns congregated at the Convent Chapel of Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate for a two hour morning mass which was led by the Archbishop of Gulu John Baptist Odama. The church was decorated with flowers, bouquets, accolades and placards labelled with the seven gifts of the holy spirits which represent; wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety and fear of the lord.
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Madi West Nile Diocese Institutes Team to Investigate Kuluva Hospital Staff Strike 3 3

Over 100 medical workers of the hospital on May 11 went on strike and laid down their tools demanding for payment of their six months’ salary and NSSF arrears.
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Father Lazarus Ejoyi and His Bumpy Priesthood 1 1 Top story

For almost 30 years, Lazarus Ijoyi, also known as Ejoyi, has been a Catholic priest in Arua Diocese. But the past seven years have been anything but smooth for Father Ejoyi. Without a parish to call home, he's received letters of transfer, police summons, suspension, eviction notices, assault by a fellow priest and forceful eviction from a church house. URN revisits his bumpy journey.
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Masaka Diocese Animates Students’ Martyrs Day Pilgrimage Amid Lockdown 7 2

Masaka Diocese which had been chosen to lead this years’ National Martyrs day prayers preferred to design a special arrangement for students as a response to the spectacular crowds that usually characterize the events.
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Anglican Church to hold Televised Service on Martyrs Day Adam Sadiiki 2

The day, held annually on June 3, is in honour of the martyrdom of 45 young men who converted to Christianity between 1885 and 1887 to the annoyance of Kabaka Mwanga II, the then cultural leader of Buganda Kingdom, who ordered that they are burnt to death.
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Watoto Church Cuts Staff Salaries by a Half lockdown 1 2

Watoto Pastoral Team leader Julius Rwotlonyo days that the Church has opted to downsize and adjust its activities and operations until the situation normalizes. Watoto Church employs over 1000 people across its 13 branches and homes.
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Museveni to Muslims; God is Everywhere; Pray from Home

"Allah’s boundless blessings will find you in your homes. The bible says that God is everywhere meaning he is in all places, even in your homes, he is there," he said.
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