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Pope Francis Moment at Munyonyo Shrine

Following his encounter with the leaders of Uganda, the Pope travelled 38 kilometres by car from Entebbe to Munyonyo, the place where King Mwanga II (1884-1903) chose to exterminate the Christians of Uganda and where in May 1886 the first four martyrs were killed, including St. Andrew Kaggwa, patron of Ugandan catechists. Every year catechists gather in the area of ...

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Pope Francis Hold Historic Mass at the Namugongo shrines

Early this morning, the Pope visited the Anglican shrine at Namugongo (under the jurisdiction of the Church of Uganda), erected in the place where 25 Ugandans, Catholics and Anglicans, were martyred between 1884 and 1887. Their relics are conserved in a chapel adjacent to the holy building, situated just a few kilometres from the Catholic shrine. Francis was welcomed by ...

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Tribalism is defeated by listening, opening one’s heart, and dialogue – Pope To Kenyans

The Holy Father’s last act in Kenya was his encounter with the young in the Kasarani stadium, where he set aside his prepared discourse and instead directly responded to some questions, in his native Spanish. The following are extensive extracts from Pope Francis’ answers. “There exists a question at the basis of all the questions you have asked me. Why ...

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Pope Francis in Uganda Preaches Peace, Unity Justice and Reconciliation

Yesterday afternoon Pope Francis arrived in Uganda, the second leg of his apostolic trip in Africa. He was awaited at the airport by President Yoweri Kaguta Museweni, representatives of the religious and civil authorities, and a group of dancers who performed a traditional dance in his honour. From the airport the Pope transferred to the State House in Entebbe, where ...

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POPE FRANCIS OFFICIAL VISIT TO UGANDA PROGRAM RELEASED

The Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda has today released the official program for Pope Francis visit in Ugandda. Presidenting over the event Msgr John Baptist Kauta, Sec Gen of Uganda Episcopal Conference unmaskes the plans as seen below:-

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