Bishop Warns Priests on Defiance

Bishop Rubaramira (R) smears Fr. Kainamura's hands with holy oil during the Sunday Mass in Kabale

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Kabale Diocese, adiposity Callistus Rubaramira, capsule has warned priests against defying their superiors, information pills Chimp Corps report.

“You need to respect your superiors rather than being defiant if you are to fulfill the requirements of your calling,” said Rubaramira on Sunday.

Acts of insubordination in the Catholic Church have been on the rise in Uganda, the recent being the case of Fr. Jacinto Kibuuka.

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The controversial priest was suspended from Kampala Archdiocese due to disobedience, including resisting a transfer to Ggoli Parish, and operating an unauthorised prayer centre.

Bishop Rubaramira has for the last five years been embroiled in a court case in which he was sued by four former nuns of the diocese for blocking them from renewing their vows.

Speaking at the function to ordain Rev.Fr Davis Kainamura as a priest at Rushoroza Cathedral, Rubaramira said priesthood is a divine calling that requires determination to work for God and selfless service.


He also warned the congregation against homosexuality that has “invaded the country as well as the church.”

Bishop Rubaramira asked parents to educate their children in Seminaries to end the shortage of priests in the country.

At the same function bishop Rubaramira ordained three deacons identified as Rev Prosper Turihohabwe, Rev Nesterio Niwagaba and Rev Deus Maniragaba.

Ndorwa East Member of Parliament, Wilfred Niwagaba applauded the church for bringing people closer to God and building their spirituality.

He asked the church to join the anti-corruption crusade for the country to obtain quality public services.

The function was graced by Patrick Besigye Keihwa, Sentaro Byamugisha (Kabale Mayor) and Serapio Rukundo (former Kabale Municipality MP) among others.


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