Rev. Alice Nabirye Mbusa the function’s publicity chairperson told URN reporter that a few people have been given invitations to witness the ceremony on behalf of the larger catholic community across the diocese.
Only 200 guests will grace the consecration and enthronement
of the new South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop on Sunday 13th.
Rev. Nason Baluku was elected Bishop in August by the Church of
Uganda-House of Bishops.
Baluku will succeed the Rt. Rev. Jackson Nzerebende, who has been
the Bishop of the Diocese since 2003. Baluku is the 3rd Bishop of South
Ruwenzori Diocese since its creation in June 1989 from the mother diocese
of Fort Portal.
Rev. Alice Nabirye Mbusa the function’s publicity chairperson says
that a few people have been invited to witness the ceremony on behalf of the
larger catholic community across the diocese.
She added that the function which will be held scientifically due
to the coronavirus restrictions will also be broadcast on various platforms
including radio and social media.
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Mbusa hailed the support that has been offered by Christians from
across the country towards the function. She added that they were ready for the function.
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Moris Nzobindo who was found cleaning the cathedral’s compound on Friday said
he was invited to witness the preparation of the function. Though he will
miss being part of the church event, he is hopeful to follow through the
The event will be presided over by the Archbishop of the Church of
Uganda, the Most Rev. DrStephen KaziimbaMugalu.