Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Cyprian Kiziito Lwanga has announced three days of prayers and
fasting for peaceful elections.
who is also the Chairperson of the Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC said
prayers will start on Monday 4th and end on Wednesday 6th.
He says that the prayers will be held at Munyonyo Catholic Martyrs Shrine, Orthodox Church in
Namungoona and Namirembe Cathedral.
Lwanga, who was speaking to Christians on Friday at Rubaga Cathedral said that since the elections are getting closer, it is important to pray
to God to ensure that peace prevails in the country.
//Cue in: “Banange tugenda kulonda …
out…nokulonda kugende bulungi”//
Archbishop Lwanga also asked Christians to be thankful to God for
taking them through 2020 despite facing challenges.
He also consoled families who lost their dear ones in the past year and prayed
that the spread of COVID-19 is contained in 2021.
National Unity Platform’s (NUP) Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi
Ssentamu who attended the New Year prayers was presented with a bible by