Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese dies in Motor accident

The Rt. Rev. Patrick Kyaligonza, Bishop of Ruwenzori Docese has died in a motor accident. The Bishop, aged 46, was travelling with his wife Rose , his Chaplain and his driver this morning, to attend a burial when they got involved in an accident on his way to Kyenjojo from Fort Portal. While the Bishop died on spot, his wife, chaplain and driver remain in critical condition.

Rt. Rev. Patrick Kyaligonza was consecrated as Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese in February 22, 2009 at St. John’s Cathedral, Fort Portal. Prior to his consecration, he served as Dean of the Cathedral in Fort Portal.

He was married to Rose Kabahita Mujungu with whom they had three (3) children aged 9, 8 and 3 years.

Burial is scheduled to take place on February 16, 2010 startting at noon at the St. John’s Cathedral in Fort Portal.

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