According to statement dated September 24, the administration of the diocese has held a meeting and authorized church leaders to conduct as many services as possible and this will depend on the number of congregants and the church size.
Churches across the country have been closed since March 18, when President Yoweri Museveni banned congregational prayers and all forms of social gatherings to contain the spread of COVID-19. According to Bishop Kisembo, the service will be held every Sunday from 3-5 pm and will continue even after the ban on gatherings is lifted.
In his statement about the outbreak dated March 20th, Bishop Kisembo notes that due to the presidential directive to close all places of worship, it is paramount that religious leaders virtually remain in contact with the Christians for comfort and spiritual guidance.
Ntagali expressed worry that the number of Boda-boda riders who have been killed in cold blood is going up while at the same time, cases of robberies and theft are also on the rise. In a number of cases, robbers have posed as potential clients to attack the Boda-boda riders.