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11:39
11:39

Kumi Diocese Starts Reclaiming Churches From Reformed Anglicans 2

During the operation, priests and lay readers belonging to the Reformed Anglican Church were evicted from the church houses by the angry Christians and the security team moving with the Archbishop.
19:04
19:04

CoU Commits To Ending Violence Against Women Kumi Diocese 1

This comes as the Church of Uganda joined the rest of the World to recognize the need to empower women and girls in order to reduce their vulnerability to Gender Based Violence in all forms.
07:54
07:54

Teso Clergy Mourns Bishop Emeritus Thomas Edison Irigei 1

Rt. Rev. Dr. Charles Ebitu Obaikol, the retired bishop of the Diocese of Soroti, highlighted Bishop Irigei's humble nature and dedicated work, citing the establishment of Teso Diocese Planning and Development Organization CoU (TEDDO) in 2002, following the creation of the Kumi Diocese in 2001.
15:54
15:54

Reformed Anglican Church Gets New Clergy 2 3

Bishop Okunya says that the Church now comprises 27 parishes with 26 clergymen including five retired priests who accepted to serve in the new church.
13:25
13:25

Police Speaks Out on Religious Woes in Kumi Kumi District 1 2

This follows a dossier written by the Rt. Rev. Michael Okwii Esakhan, the Bishop of Kumi Diocese, in which he blames security operatives and local leaders for allegedly shielding the founder Bishop of the Upper Nile Diocese, Rt. Rev. Charles Okunya Oode from unreligious conduct.
17:03
17:03

Bishop Okunya Finally Hands Over Education Office to Kumi Diocese kumi district 2 2

The Kumi Diocese's troubles started when the House of Bishops revoked the appointment of Rev. Okunya as the second Bishop of the Diocese in 2019. This resulted in violence, arrests and prosecution of some Christians, lay readers and priests in Bukedea, Kumi and Ngora districts.
18:59
18:59

Kumi Bishop Seeks Security Intervention on Church Squabbles Kumi Diocese 1

Bishop Okwii has raised 19 complaints against the new Reformed Anglican Church -RAC group for which he seeks security intervention in. The complaints include theft, illegal and forceful conversion of church land, denial of access to church property, threatening violence, causing bodily harm, issuing death threats and vandalism.
07:38
07:38

Two Arrested as Church Feud Deepens in Kumi Kumi district 1

“We have had a disturbance by conflicting Christians of CoU and the Reformed Anglican in many churches including Akisim- Kabwele CoU where the Reformed Anglican converts are chasing away the Christians of the Church of Uganda”, Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman said in a text to our reporter.
09:03
09:03

Rev. Okunya Installed Bishop of Reformed Anglican Church Kumi boma grounds 1 4

He becomes the fifth bishop under the Reformed Anglican Church in Uganda to be installed since the church was registered in 2020. The Reformed Anglican Church was founded by the former Archdeacon in the Rwenzori Diocese, Prof. Jonathan Kyangasha after he was defrocked by the Rwenzori Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Reuben Kisembo in 2017.
14:19
14:19

Reformed Anglican Church Sets Budget of UGX 250M to Consecrate Rev. Okunya 1 3

Daniel Odongo, the chairperson of the finance and budgeting committee, says that they expect to raise the money from Christians and well-wishers of the new faith in the Upper Nile Diocese.
09:15
09:15

Rev. Okunya Elected Bishop in Reformed Anglican Church Kumi Diocese 1

Rev. Okunya will be consecrated on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Reformed Anglican Church in Kumi Town Council.
06:52
06:52

Kumi Bishop Asks Clergy to Handover Offices After Reported Conversion Kumi Diocese 1 Top story

The seven are reported to have attended the launch of the Reformed Anglican Church in Kumi on April 24, 2022, where they allegedly expressed their dissatisfaction with the Church of Uganda Diocese of Diocese. The May 4th letter indicates that the implicated clergy have since declined to denounce the new faith in writing as per Canon.3:26 of the Provincial Canons.
09:45
09:45

Rev. Okunya Declines to Account for Church Project Funds kumi district 1 3

Kumi Diocese has been under controversy over the last two years following the retirement of Bishop Thomas Edison Irigei. Although the House of Bishops had elected Rev Okunya as his replacement, the appointment was revoked after a group of Christians lodged a petition challenging his age and marital status.
14:51
14:51

Rev. Okunya Joins Reformed Anglican Church kumi district 4 Top story

Okunya fell out with the Church of Uganda when his consecration and enthronement were canceled by the House of Bishops in 2020.
08:12
08:12

Kumi Diocese Bishop Asks Rev. Okunya to Account for Church Funds 1

Bishop Okwii has declined to grant the priest leave until he accounts for all the funds, projects, and works under his docket.
07:38
07:38

Rev. Okunya Records Statement over Fresh Charges Kumi Diocese 1 1

On Tuesday, armed police officers drove to Rev. Okunya’s home with the intention of arresting the cleric for reportedly snubbing the first summons last month. He was asked to report to Kumi CPS, which he did moments later.
07:29
07:29

Rev. Okunya Resigns from Kumi Diocese 1

In his resignation letter, Rev. Okunya indicates that he intends to go for further studies and take leave until such a time when God communicates his next course of action.
07:09
07:09

Kumi Bishop Retains Rev. Okunya As Diocese Board Member Kumi Diocese 1

The newly consecrated Bishop of Kumi Diocese, the Rt. Rev. Michael Okwii Esakan has retained the embattled Rev. Charles Okunya Oode as the Director of Education Services.
18:42
18:42

Kumi Diocese Struggling to Raise Funds for the Consecration of New Bishop 2 3

Justine Opolot, the treasurer for organizing committee says that budget covers consecration, accommodation and farewell for the caretaker bishop of Kumi, Rt. Rev. Charles Odurkami who has been caretaking Kumi since December, 2019.
12:43
12:43

Election of New Bishop Generates Mixed Reactions in Kumi Diocese 1 4

Rev. Okwii was announced the second Bishop of Kumi Diocese by the House of Bishops on Wednesday.
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