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Uganda’s President pledges to rebuild Anglican Martyrs shrine in Namugongo

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, has pledged government funds to help re-build the Anglican Martyrs Shrine at Namugongo.

04 June 2018

Uganda holds ceremonies at Namugongo to honour its martyrs

Thousands of Christians are arriving at the Anglican and Roman Catholic shrines in Namugongo to commemorate the Ugandan Martyrs.

01 June 2018

Death announced of former Primate of Uganda, Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi-Nkoyoyo

Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi-Nkoyoyo, who died on Friday, will be buried tomorrow at the Anglican Shrine of the Uganda Martyrs.

08 January 2018

Shrine security increased ahead of Uganda’s Martyrs Day

Security in and around the Namugongo district of Uganda has been increased ahead of tomorrow’s Martyrs Day commemorations.

02 June 2017

Pope Francis: Ugandan martyrs "continue to proclaim Jesus Christ and the power of his Cross"

The Pope has made a visit to the Anglican shrine to the Ugandan Martyrs in Namugongo, and spoke of the “ecumenism of blood”. 

30 November 2015

Pope to visit Anglican Martyrs Shrine in Uganda

Pope Francis will visit the shrine to the Anglican Martyrs in Namugongo on Saturday during a visit to Uganda and Kenya, before visiting the Roman Catholic shrine where he will celebrate Mass. Some 23 Anglican and 22 Roman Catholic converts to Christianity were brutally executed November 1885 and January 1887 on the orders of King Mwanga II of Buganda. 

25 November 2015

 

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.