While preaching before the ordination, Bishop Ssemogerere who is also the ordinary of Kasaana-Luweero diocese beseech the ordained to liken their lives to Jesus Christ the Great Archpriest not use their vocations for material wealth and understand from the very start that priesthood is not a money making venture.
The Agriculture Minister, Frank Tumwebaze cautioned the beneficiaries to ensure that they maintain the tractors. He pledged that the government working together with the National Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS will ensure that all the dioceses benefit from the tractors as this effort is geared towards supplementing the growth of agriculture in the country.
The World Health Organisation regulations on labelling of milk Substitutes products indicate that the formula must clearly state the superiority of breastfeeding, the need of health care workers to prescribe it and warning about the health hazards associated with the use of the products.
Sister Mildred Ategeka, a nun attached to Good Samaritan Sisters and one of the administrators of the Home notes that they have had numerous cases at the centre. She, however, says that currently four elderly people and one staff member are battling the virus.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
As part of guidelines, Monsignor Kauta says the use of confession boxes has been banned and therefore confession should take place in a well-ventilated place. It can be in or outdoor as long as the sacramental seal is safe guarded.
Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba was today speaking at the funeral service for Bishop Benon Magezi at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. The Service in which a portrait of the late Bishop was displayed was restricted to only 20 invited people while other Christians followed via Zoom.
Sources at the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat told our reporter that the late Bishop Magezi had been first admitted in Mbarara hospital two weeks ago and later transfered to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he succumbed to Covid-19.