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New Anglican archbishop to be announced

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By Vision Reporter

The new archbishop of the Church of Uganda will be announced Friday morning to replace the retiring Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi.

The House of Bishops comprising of leaders of the 34 dioceses in the country, are concluding a week-long retreat at Lweza Conference Centre where they elected the new Archbishop.

The new archbishop to be announced will become the 8th person to assume the seat in the history of the Church of Uganda.

Potential candidates to replace Orombi are four Bishops from different dioceses. The new archbishop will be consecrated on December 16 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe.

They include Dr. Steven Kazimba Mugalu Mbowa (Mityana diocese), Rev Stanley Ntagali (Masindi-Kitala diocese), Rev Joel Obetia (Madi and West Nile diocese) and the Rt. Rev, Nathan Kyamanywa.


Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi called for the election of the next Archbishop at a regularly scheduled meeting of the House of Bishops on Saturday, January 7, in Mbarara.


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