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Update: 40th Anniversary Commemoration of Archbishop Janan Luwum

Press Statement by the Church of Uganda on the Launch of 40th Anniversary of the Commemoration of Archbishop Janan Luwum Fellow Ugandans and all people of God, on 16th February 1977, the Most Rev. Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga Zaire was murdered and martyred by then…

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Resolutions of the 23rd Provincial Assembly of Church of Uganda

RESOLUTIONS OF THE 23RD PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF CHURCH OF UGANDA Archbishop Stanley gave a press conference today on the far-reaching resolutions of the 23rd Provincial Assembly that met in Mukono from 23rd to 26th August 2016. The Provincial Assembly of the Church of Uganda is the highest governing body of…

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Rev. Canon Michael Lubowa Elected as Bishop of Central Buganda Diocese

Rev. Canon Michael Lubowa Elected as Bishop of Central Buganda Diocese The Rev. Canon Michael Lubowa  has been elected the next Bishop of Central Buganda Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as Bishop on 29th January 2017 at St. John’s Cathedral, Kasaka, Gomba-Mpigi. Canon Lubowa is the third born…

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Rev. Canon Patrick Wakula Elected as the 1st Bishop of Central Busoga Diocese

Rev. Canon Patrick Wakula Elected as the 1st Bishop of Central Busoga Diocese The Rev. Canon Patrick Wakula has been elected the 1st Bishop of Central Busoga Diocese. The Diocese of Central Busoga is being carved out of Busoga Diocese and will have its headquarters in Iganga.  He will be…

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UPDF Honours Diocese of Northern Uganda for Support in Evacuating Ugandans from South Sudan

UPDF Honours Diocese of Northern Uganda for Support in Evacuating Ugandans from South Sudan 21st July 2016 Church of Uganda News The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) presented Bishop Johnson Gakumba of the Diocese of Northern Uganda yesterday with a certificate of appreciation for their support in the recent evacuation…

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Rev. Canon Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye Elected Bishop of Busoga Diocese

The Rev. Canon Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye was elected by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda to be the next Bishop of Busoga Diocese. The election took place on 31st July 2015 during the House of Bishops meeting at Lweza Training and Conference Centre. Bishop-elect Naimanhye will…

Rev. Canon Stephen Namanya Elected as the 2nd Bishop of North Ankole Diocese

The Rev. Canon Stephen Namanya has been elected the 2nd Bishop of North Ankole Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as Bishop on 2nd August 2015 at Emmanuel Cathedral, Rushere. Canon Namanya received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Saviour and was born again on 26th March 1980…

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali’s 2015 Easter Message

In this Easter season, I want to ask you, “What is your destiny?” “Where are you going?” The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the most important belief in our Christian faith. It reveals so much to us about who our God is. It completes the salvation that Jesus…

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali says “Janani Luwum laid down his life for ‘God and his Country.’”

More than 20,000 people gathered in Mucwini, Kitgum, today to honour and celebrate the life, ministry, and martyrdom of Archbishop Janani Luwum, the Church of Uganda’s 2nd Ugandan Archbishop. After arresting him on false charges, former President Idi Amin Dada assassinated him on 16th February 1977. There have been local…

FAQ about the International Celebration of Abp Janani Luwum Day

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) International Celebration of Archbishop Janani Luwum Day 16th February 2015    1.  How is the 2015 celebration of Janani Luwum day (16th February) different from events marking the day in previous years? The Church in Uganda has been celebrating the life and martyrdom of Archbishop Janani…