“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.
In his October 5th circular addressed to all priests and Reverend Fathers, John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, said Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, the Second Curate of Holy Rosary Parish Catholic Church is no longer allowed to exercise priestly ministry.
The Assistant Vicar of the Luweero Anglican Diocese, Rev. Can. James Mukiibi questioned President Museveni’s limit to 70 congregants. He argued that it’s small and needs to be revisited because their Churches can accommodate hundreds and can practice social distancing.
Baptism on Easter Sunday is particularly significant because according to the Christian faith, that’s the day Jesus Christ returned to life and to many it is “to walk with Christ and be closer to Christ.”
However, in Lira Catholic Diocese, this Holy ritual will not take place following the outbreak of COVID_ 19 diseases.
The prayers which are part of the pre activities of the coronation anniversary are undertaken as a way for Buganda Kingdom subjects of praying to God, asking for longevity and good health of the Kabaka.