According to SOPs issued by the Ministry of Health, all places of worships are expected to accommodate not more than 200 adult persons at a time. They are also expected to enforce washing hands, wearing face masks, social distancing, record the contacts of the worshipers and measure their temperature.
“The eight knights were supposed to be ordained by his Grace, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga today, but the almighty has called him. This has been postponed until another Sheppard, is given to us,” said Rev. Fr. Nteza during a mass on Easter Sunday.
Dr Lwanga had been expected to lead the Mass today as the Lubaga joined Christains across the world to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, at around 9am yesterday, he was found dead at his residence at Lubaga.
In his sermon, Bishop Luwalira questioned the continued evils in the country including corruption, hate, tribalism, unfairness, human rights abuses, brutality by security forces, selfishness, domestic violence and others despite the big number of Christians and the ever cropping church buildings in the country.
According to Dr. Ronald Bameka, the District Veterinary Officer -DVO, they relaxed the quarantine only in the town council which has no FMD case; Kyemamba, Mpummudde, Lyakajura and Kasagama sub-counties will remain quarantined as they continue assessing the FMD situation
Sunday schools were closed nationwide as a means to forestall the spread of COVID-19 in March 2020. While churches were opened for worship last year, President Yoweri Museveni did not open Sunday school for children on the premise that they were not safe.
Ronald Wambete, a Christian, said they are going to miss a true man of God who was firm and opposed all kinds of kidnaps, killings and other forms of bad acts which were evident in the country during and after the recent presidential elections.
“The way of the cross ends not in death, but in the resurrection. Even in our shock and grief today over Archbishop Lwanga’s untimely death, we recognize that he continued his personal way of the cross last night until the fullness of resurrection which awaits all of us who put our trust and faith in Jesus Christ,” said Kaziimba.