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12:40
12:40

Two Priests Ordained, Four Seminarians Made Deacons in Moroto 1 1

The two priests ordained are Rev Deacon Paul Kiyonga of Moroto and Rev Deacon Nicholas Iwala from Nabilatuk district. Bishop Guzzetti also consecrated Francis Opio, Moses Sagal, Anjello Illukol, and Joshua Gidongo to the order of diaconate.
08:38
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Religious Leaders Pray for Peace in Karamoja as Christians Commemorate Good Friday Good Friday Prayers 2 1

Father Michael Lubega, a Parish Priest at Regina Mundi Cathedral, told URN that the young generation in Karamoja has been raised in violence and it is high time the people of Karamoja embraced peace for development.
07:13
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Religious Leaders Frustrated as Karamojong Warriors Stay Away from Church women 1 2

Paul Logiel, a priest at Nadunget catholic church in the Moroto district told URN they have always tried their best to spread the message of peace to the community but unfortunately, it doesn’t reach the warriors who are still in the jungle.
17:25
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Muslims in Karamoja Pray for Peace 1 1

Hajji Mohamed Akida Lokure, the district khadi Karamoja Muslim council says that the holy month of Ramadhan is meant to make the Muslims unite, embrace peace and above all reform from bad deeds.
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Two Priests Ordained in Moroto Catholic Diocese priestly ordination 1 3

Rev. Fr. Richard Akol of Moroto district was ordained together with Rev. Fr. Dominic Alinga of Nakapiripirit district in a low key ceremony witnessed by parishioners in the first religious ceremony in the diocese since March 18 when Church functions and activities were suspended over coronavirus pandemic.
19:38
19:38

Eid Al Fitr Celebrations Spark Confusion in Karamoja public holiday 1 3

At Losakush Primary School, the Head teacher, Betty Acan thought government had declared a public holiday for the burial of the late Premier, Apolo Nsimbabi.
18:02
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Moroto Pastor On the Spot For Instigating Family Rows moroto district 1 2

URN found members of Ejok Edeke Healing Ministry warning Apedu about his movement while others inquired about his lifestyle. His neighbors too were concerned and kept wondering how prophecy works.
12:59
12:59

Karamoja Diocese Clergy, Christians Bicker over Burial Space 1 2

Over the years, the Church has been burying clergy and their spouses at the Church cemetery within St. Phillips Cathedral in Moroto town. However, following the death of Rev. Can. Isaac Longole, one of the senior clergy of the Anglican Church in Moroto, Rt Rev Joseph Abura, the Bishop of Karamoja Diocese announced that the ritual had been suspended.
08:09
08:09

Moroto Prison Embarks on Spiritual Growth for Inmates 1 1

William Awany, the Officer in Charge of Moroto Central Prison, says Christianity has helped them manage inmates. He observes that whenever the inmates get saved in prison they continue with good virtues outside.
16:06
16:06

Moroto Clerics Condemn Extension of MPs Tenure age limit debate 2

Simpson Awongo Ebil, an elder in Pentecostal Assemblies of God Church in Moroto, says MPs turned their backs to the electorate who entrusted them to represent their views.
07:06
07:06

Clerics Move to Ban Indecent Dressing in Church dress code 3

Rev. Capt. Simon Peter Loduk, the Karamoja Diocesan Secretary, says the dress code especially among women is tempting and annoying.
06:49
06:49

Karamoja Bishop Resorts To Writing To Save Marriages 1 2

Bishop Abura says he took the task after learning that more than 75 percent of women in Karamoja are not married. He notes that the family life is under attack with a lot of negligence among the married couples. The Bishop is concerned with high numbers of concubines in families that he notes, some are Christians.
12:54
12:54

Two Bishops in Karamoja Ask For Colleges karamoja sub region 4

Bishop Joseph Abura of Karamoja Diocese says colleges offer specialised training and develop talents useful for empowerment of communities. Bishop Damiano Guzzetti of Moroto Catholic Diocese, says that for Karamoja to develop, there must be people equipped with all sorts of skills especially to tap into the vast resources in the region.
12:29
12:29

Karamoja Clerics Oppose Land Law Amendment land amendment bill 3 1

Bishop Joseph Abura of Karamoja Diocese says the proposal is only meant to disposess the locals. Bishop Abura notes that fronting the interests of government and a few individuals leaves many especially the poor in a vacuum. Bishop Damiano Guzzetti of Moroto Catholic Diocese urged government to take precautions when fronting for the amendment. He notes that agriculture being the major employer in Uganda, land should be left in the hands of people as it is in the 1995 constitution.
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14:43

Nobody Can Defeat Islam-Moroto Sheikh moroto district 3 1

Isa notes that no human being can tamper with Islam appealing to the believers to adhere to the teachings of the Koran.
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Moroto Muslims Condemn Terrorism muslim wrangles 4 1

Moroto Muslims against terror have condemned atrocities by Allied Democratic forces in Uganda, Al-shabab in Somalia and Boko-haram In Nigeria among others including their associates around the world saying their deeds do not reflect Islam.
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