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Consecration of Nebbi Catholic Bishop Cancelled

Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.
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The consecration of the new Bishop of Nebbi Catholic Diocese has been postponed indefinitely.

Rev. Fr Raphael p’Mony Wokorach of the Comboni Missionaries Heart of Jesus working in Nairobi was slated to be consecrated and installed Bishop of Nebbi Diocese Saturday at Nebbi Catholic Cathedral.

On 31 March 2021, the Pope through the Nunciature announced the appointment of Rev. Fr. Raphael p’Mony WOKORACH, a Comboni Missionary as the new Bishop of Nebbi Diocese. The Diocese became vacant after the appointment of Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok as Bishop of the Diocese of Lira on 23 November 2018.

Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.

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Catechist Valentinus Okello who works at the Cathedral said they will continue to guide the Christians to pray at Small Christian Community level until the situation gets better.

Rev. Fr Raphael p’Mony Wokorach arrived in Nebbi from Nairobi two weeks ago and was received by Christians at Pakwach Catholic Parish.

He was born on January 21, 1961, in Arua and at the time of his appointment, he had worked in Nairobi, Kenya, as Formator in the Theologate and lecturer at Tangaza University College where he served for several years as Chair of the Governing Council of the College; Vice Provincial of the Kenyan Province from 2011-2013.

Between 2015-2018, Fr. Raphael became Apostolic Visitor for the Institute of the Apostles of Jesus. On June 21, 2018, the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life appointed him Pontifical Commissary for the same Institute of the Apostles of Jesus.

Fr. Raphael speaks English, French, Italian and local languages like Alur, Acholi and Kiswahili.    

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