The Bishop of Kasese Diocese Francis Kibira says they have decided to put a stop on the construction works after failing to raise funds due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
The halted construction work of the Kasese Diocese Catholic Cathederal
Kasese Catholic Diocese has halted the construction of a new
modern Cathedral due to lack of funds. Construction of the 6.7 billion shillings
cathedral started in 2014.
The Bishop of Kasese Diocese Francis Kibira says they have decided
to put a stop on the construction works after failing to raise funds due to the
Bishop Kibira says the diocese was expecting contributions from
special collections from Easter and honouring of pledges.
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Bishop Kibira also says since the suspension of church services, they are
facing difficulties in supporting catechists whose upkeep is derived from
However, he says a few Christians have continued to support the diocese in
various forms to keep the church work going.
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Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in communication studies.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
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