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09:15
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Rev. Okunya Elected Bishop in Reformed Anglican Church Kumi Diocese 1

Rev. Okunya will be consecrated on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Reformed Anglican Church in Kumi Town Council.
06:52
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Kumi Bishop Asks Clergy to Handover Offices After Reported Conversion Kumi Diocese 1 Top story

The seven are reported to have attended the launch of the Reformed Anglican Church in Kumi on April 24, 2022, where they allegedly expressed their dissatisfaction with the Church of Uganda Diocese of Diocese. The May 4th letter indicates that the implicated clergy have since declined to denounce the new faith in writing as per Canon.3:26 of the Provincial Canons.
09:45
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Rev. Okunya Declines to Account for Church Project Funds kumi district 3 1

Kumi Diocese has been under controversy over the last two years following the retirement of Bishop Thomas Edison Irigei. Although the House of Bishops had elected Rev Okunya as his replacement, the appointment was revoked after a group of Christians lodged a petition challenging his age and marital status.
07:38
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Rev. Okunya Records Statement over Fresh Charges Kumi Diocese 1 1

On Tuesday, armed police officers drove to Rev. Okunya’s home with the intention of arresting the cleric for reportedly snubbing the first summons last month. He was asked to report to Kumi CPS, which he did moments later.
07:29
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Rev. Okunya Resigns from Kumi Diocese 1

In his resignation letter, Rev. Okunya indicates that he intends to go for further studies and take leave until such a time when God communicates his next course of action.
07:09
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Kumi Bishop Retains Rev. Okunya As Diocese Board Member Kumi Diocese 1

The newly consecrated Bishop of Kumi Diocese, the Rt. Rev. Michael Okwii Esakan has retained the embattled Rev. Charles Okunya Oode as the Director of Education Services.
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Kumi Diocese Finally Gets Bishop 1 Top story

The new bishop was consecrated at St. Phillip's Cathedral in Ngora district in the presence of thousands of Christians from Kumi and other dioceses, in a ceremony presided over by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Dr. Samuel Stephen Kazimba Mugalu.
17:04
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Kumi Diocese Protestors Granted Bail 1 2

The group was accused of threatening violence, behaving in a manner that’s likely to spread diseases, and organizing an illegal assembly.
08:42
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Security Cordons off Ngora Cathedral, Arrests 50 People Kumi Diocese 2 2

Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019 but his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December was cancelled. He was subsequently banned from taking part in any future contests for the bishop’s seat after he was accused of altering his date of birth.
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Christians Seek Permission to Demonstrate Over Rev. Okunya's Botched Consecration Kumi Diocese 5 1

John Robert Odeke, the Chairperson of the Laity in Mukura Archdeaconry, says that they have resolved to have Rev. Okunya consecrated, a decision he notes may not be affected by the Archbishop’s presence.
10:42
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Selection of New Kumi Diocese Bishop Starts 2 1

Bishop Odurkami on Monday said that the process had started with the election of church council members from the parish level that will form the diocesan synod.
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Kumi Diocese Clergy Lack Requisite Qualifications for Bishop's Job 1 2

Bishop Odurkami, who was responding to issues relating to the ongoing standoff between the Province and Rev. Charles Oode Okunya, said that the embattled priest enjoys the support of several clergies that he noted received training under his leadership during his tenures as the principal of the bible college in Kumi.
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Ngora Church Attack Sponsored- Police Kumi Diocese 1 1 Top story

Mpungu reveals that preliminary information indicates that some of the attackers were dropped by a taxi while others arrived on Boda bodas. He says they have transferred the suspect’s file from Ngora to the regional police headquarters due to public interest in the matter.
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14 Arrested Over Ngora Church Attack Ngora District 2 2 Top story

The suspects were picked up for attacking Rev. Martin Ejiet, the Archdeacon of Ngora Archdeaconry, Rev. Sam Opolot and some Christians. The attackers, some of whom are said were armed with machetes invaded the church compound as early as 6:00 am and seized the vestry.
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Improve on Communication with Christians in Kumi - Bishop Obaikol Kumi Diocese 2 1

Bishop Obaikol asked Christians to desist from interfering in church matters. He also appealed for calm in the transitional process of the diocese, urging Christians to pray instead of fronting violence.
11:08
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Retired Clergy Cite Money, Politics in Kumi Diocese Chaos Church Canons 3 1

The Diocese was thrown in turmoil when the House of Bishops revoked the appointment of Rev. Charles Okunya Oode as the Bishop-elect of Kumi, taking over from Rt. Rev. Thomas Edson Irigei, who had clocked retirement age.
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Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
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Kumi Christians Protest Cancellation of Rev. Okunya’s Election Kumi Diocese 4 2 Top story

Moses Acou, one of the Christians at St. Stephen CoU in Kumi town, says the church has allowed outsiders to control them. Acou is bitter that after exciting Christians with the announcement of the new bishop, the House of Bishops decided to betray them because of influence from a few selfish individuals.
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Rev. Okunya Banned from Kumi Bishop Race Kumi Diocese 1 Top story

In his letter to Kumi Diocesan Chancellor, Emmanuel Ilukor, the Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali notes that Rev. Okunya was disqualified because of his age. In the February 5th, 2020 letter, the Archbishop noted that the House of Bishops reviewed five documents to establish Rev. Okunya’s actual age after receiving petitions from concerned Christians in Kumi.
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Kumi Diocese Transition Process Splits Christians 2 1 Top story

During the handover of the founder Bishop of Kumi Diocese, Rt. Rev. Thomas Edson Irigei in December, the Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali told the congregation that the outcome of the investigations would be ready by February 1st.
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