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Clerics Ask Gov't to Open Places of Worship lockdown 1 5

Pastor Solomon Brian Mwesige from Good News Church in Bulenga asked government to consider opening places of worship like it has done to shopping malls and other businesses.
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Verbatim: President Museveni's 2020 Martyrs' Day Speech 1

The Uganda Martyrs are like the seeds which fell on good ground as Jesus Christ taught in the Parable of the Sower in Matthew, Chapter 13, Verse 23. It says: “The seed that fell on good soil represents those who truly hear and understand God’s word and produce a harvest of thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times as much as had been planted.” At the Anglican Shrine, President Yoweri Museveni was represented by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as Chief guest in a Service led by Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu.
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Anglican Church to hold Televised Service on Martyrs Day Adam Sadiiki 2

The day, held annually on June 3, is in honour of the martyrdom of 45 young men who converted to Christianity between 1885 and 1887 to the annoyance of Kabaka Mwanga II, the then cultural leader of Buganda Kingdom, who ordered that they are burnt to death.
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Watoto Church Cuts Staff Salaries by a Half lockdown 1 2

Watoto Pastoral Team leader Julius Rwotlonyo days that the Church has opted to downsize and adjust its activities and operations until the situation normalizes. Watoto Church employs over 1000 people across its 13 branches and homes.
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Mufti Mubaje Asks Muslims to Conduct Idd Prayers in Homes Yahya Kakungulu 6 1

Addressing the press at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council -UMSC headquaters at Old Kampala, the Muft said that although there shall be no congregational prayers, Muslims should pray in their homes.
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Museveni Invites Religious Leaders for National Prayers on COVID-19 state house entebbe 1

Tomorrow's national prayers come at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda has surpassed 100. The country remains under lockdown with schools and businesses closed. No public or Private transport is allowed on the roads, save for essential service providers who were approved by the government.
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Archbishop Kaziimba Asks Gov’t to Stimulate Economy 1

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has appealed to government to consider plans of stimulating the economy as well as support affected businesses and livelihoods in the face of corona virus.
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Catholic Church Calls Off 2020 Uganda Martyrs Day Celebrations 1 2

Masaka diocese which had been chosen by the Uganda Episcopal Conference-UEC to organize the first-ever double celebration of the feast on May 29 for youths and June 3 for the rest of the pilgrims has officially communicated to the bishops’ conference about the development.
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Uganda Prisons Allows Donating Food to Fasting Inmates frank baine 2

Speaking at the daily security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Service said, despite the ban on all visits to prisons around the country as means to deter the spread of coronavirus among prisoners, Muslims observing the fasting month of Ramadhan need to be supported.
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Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha Appointed New Archbishop of Mbarara 1 Top story

Rt Rev Lambert Bainomugisha replaces the Most Rev Paul Bakyenga who is resigning from the pastoral care of the archdiocese upon clocking the canonical age limit of 75 years.
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IGP Rallies Muslims to Observe COVID -19 Guidelines During Ramadhan 2

In a message read for him by the police deputy spokesperson Polly Namaye, Ochola said, he was aware that this year’s fasting comes at a very challenging moment when the Coronavirus pandemic is devastating economies across the globe.
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All Watoto Team Members Discharged After Recovering from COVID-19 watoto church 1 Top story

Watoto Church Associate Team Leader Julius Rwotlonyo says that all 14, who included 11 children and three adults, have now tested negative and have been discharged from Hospital. Eight of the team members were discharged last week, while the rest six were discharged yesterday.
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Mufti Asks Government to Support All Vulnerable People Countrywide Food Distribution 3 1 Top story

Although government restricted relief distribution to the National Covid19 Task Force, the Mufti says donors be left to donate food relief to Muslims who are in need of support as they embark on fasting the holy month of Ramadhan.
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Muslims Urged to Look Out for Moon Ahead of Fasting Season Yahya Kakungulu 1 2

According to Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, once the moon is sighted on Wednesday night, fasting will commence on Thursday.
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8 Watoto Choir Members from UK Team Test Negative for COVID-19 Quarantine 2 1

Rwotlonyo added that the choir of 22 from Canada has also been discharged after they all emerged negative for COVID-19 upon completion of several tests. He, however, asked the Church to keep praying for those on treatment until they attain complete recovery.
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Covid19: Christians Observe Way of the Cross in their Homes family 9 5 Top story

Jude John Paul Yiga, who carried the cross, says that the moment gave him a good picture of what Jesus could have gone through. He explained that he could draw mental pictures whenever they narrated what happened to Christ at a given station, which touched his heart.
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"Do Not Be Afraid"- Archbishop Kaziimba Tells Ugandans 5 1 Top story

His message, delivered in commemoration of Jesus Christ's crucifixion made reference to scriptures from the Biblical book of Mathew, where two accounts of Jesus’ resurrection used the same statement amid terrifying events of the day.
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Bishop Luwalira Calls for Obedience, Courage in Easter Message 1 3

Bishop Luwalira says that what is taking place in the world should show the Church that the pandemic is an issue of life and death and help everyone to faithfully follow guidelines issued to them by authorities for their own good and the good of others. Uganda has currently registered 53 cases of COVID-19 patients.
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Christians Pray Against COVID-19 on Palm Sunday 7 1

Several Christians around the country celebrated Palm Sunday, from their homes for the first time without shaking palm leaves in celebration for Jesus Chrit’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem.
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Protests in Quarantine Centres Over Extension of Days Entebbe Central Inn 1 2

Although many people had completed their institutional quarantine towards the end of the week, the government said several people will have to undergo another 14-days after mixing with people who later tested positive to coronavirus disease COVID-19.
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