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UJCC to Hold Three Days of Prayers for Peaceful Elections

According to Lwanga, since the elections are getting closer, it is important to pray to God for him to be merciful and ensure that peace prevails in the country.
Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga after the Mass at the Cathedral together with Politicians in Atendence

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The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Cyprian Kiziito Lwanga has announced three days of prayers and fasting for peaceful elections. 

Lwanga, who is also the Chairperson of the Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC said that the 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. 

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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 Archbishop Lwanga.

     

          

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