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International pilgrims to be among those at Uganda’s Martyrs’ Day commemorations for first time in two years

Uganda Martyrs Day 2021

Kampala, Uganda The Ugandan Government has allowed international pilgrims to attend this year’s Martyrs’ Day commemorations on 3rd June after their involvement was barred for the past two years due to COVID-19.  At a press conference held in Kampala on Wednesday, Catholic Bishop Robert Muhiirwa, vice-chairman of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, said that the Ugandan Ministry […]

Clergy call for an end to kidnaps, murders as Uganda marks Martyrs Day

Uganda Martyrs Day 2021

Namugongo, Uganda Top Catholic and Anglican bishops in Uganda have condemned the wave of violent crimes including kidnaps, torture and murders that have gripped the country. Speaking during the celebrations to mark Uganda Martyrs’ Day on 3rd June at the Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo, Wakiso District, the bishops appealed to whoever is perpetrating the violent […]