Tag Archives: Namugongo

Airtel Uganda Announces Acquisition Campaign with Blessed Rosaries

Uganda, Kampala –Telecommunications’ giant Airtel Uganda, the official telecom partner of the Papal Visit, has today announced a countrywide acquisition campaign where new subscribers will be given free blessed rosaries with the purchase of a new SIM pack. This announcement comes a few weeks after Pope Francis, leader of the worldwide Catholic Church, visited Uganda to grace the 50th anniversary ...

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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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