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Robbers invade convent in Uganda, beat nuns while taking valuables, cash

Robbers invade convent in Uganda, beat nuns while taking valuables, cash

| Godfrey Olukya | July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni instructed security officials to carry out a thorough investigation to track down robbers who attacked a convent 75 miles west of the capital.

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Archbishop says ask Uganda Martyrs to intercede for end to COVID-19

Archbishop says ask Uganda Martyrs to intercede for end to COVID-19

| Godfrey Olukya | June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the annual Uganda Martyrs Day Mass, shared through video, Catholics were urged to remember two nuns who were healed of bubonic plague through the martyrs’ intercession.

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Holy Cross Sisters help Ugandan women resist domestic violence

Holy Cross Sisters help Ugandan women resist domestic violence

| By Doreen Ajiambo | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not all that long ago, family members and residents of this small town in western Uganda mourned the loss of Sarah Baguma, who was stabbed to death by her husband in a domestic wrangle.

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Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Bill Whittier, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of St.  Paul and Minneapolis, spent his 84th birthday Sept. 25 being honored for his work with alcoholics in Uganda.

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South Sudanese refugees in dire need of aid in northern Uganda

South Sudanese refugees in dire need of aid in northern Uganda

| Francis Njuguna | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of refugees from the South Sudan still are seeking asylum in neighboring Uganda despite a peace accord signed by opposing factions in their homeland.

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Retired UST president, alumni partner to bring affordable health care to Uganda capital

Retired UST president, alumni partner to bring affordable health care to Uganda capital

| Doug Hennes | December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shamim Najjuuko sat on a bed in a hospital room in May, finally healthy and anxious to return home to her 2-month-old baby.

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Mission funds help Archbishop Flynn School meet needs of students in Uganda

Mission funds help Archbishop Flynn School meet needs of students in Uganda

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The words “Adunu Maleng Pa Yesu” mean “Sacred Heart of Jesus” in the native language of the Acholi, one of the many tribes in Uganda, who live in the northern part of the country bordering southern Sudan.

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