The Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has cautioned Christians to be wary of false prophets and to shun suspended priests.
He made the remarks while preaching
to Christians during the launch of the 64th parish in the archdiocese;
St Pius Masajja in Kampala Archdiocese in Wakiso district.
Lwanga said that any priest on suspension is prohibited from administering any sacrament in any diocese.
Recently, a Catholic priest was suspended over misconduct detrimental to the church.
archbishop challenged Christians to be bold, and tell off those who
break away, rather than clap for them. "Christians, don't keep quiet.
Come out and tell them that 'you are deceiving us or what you doing is
He emphasized that any person who participates in
service presided over by a suspended priest or a dissenter commits
sacrilege, one of the biggest sins in the Catholic Church.
the archbishop asked Christians to disregard media reports about him
that paint him in negative light, saying it is a tactic by enemies to
derail the Church.
He conducted wedding for six couples: Edward
Kayiira Ssalongo and Paulina Nakaggwa Nalongo; Silva Mbaziira and
Stellah Nakabanda, Andrea Kasibante and Harriet Nampeera, Fred Kaggwa
and Florence Kiiza Nampiima and Aloysius Wamala and Margaret Najjemba.
In that spirit, he decried domestic violence, saying it has devalued the institution of marriage.
first parish priest Fr Dr Mark Richard Ssajjabbi, who is also the
pastoral coordinator of Kampala Archdiocese, was introduced. The curate
is Fr Emmanuel Lubega.
Fr Francis Xavier Kikomeko, who is parish
priest of St Joseph Catholic Parish Ndeeba where Masajja was
sub-parish, expressed joy over the new parish.
He said this is the fourth parish carved out of Ndeeba. The first was Kibiri, Ndejje Namasuba and the Masajja.
Ssekadde, head of laity on behalf of Christians, thanked the Archbishop
for upgrading their sub-parish into a full parish and vowed to work
with Sajjabbi and team to develop their parish.
notable people in attendance were Wakiso district chairman Matia Lwanga
Bwanika, area MP Ssempala Kigozi, Makindye Ssabagabo mayor Gerald