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Marking his third Christmas season as pontiff, #PopeFrancis celebrated the traditional Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. He also delivered his "urbi et orbi" Christmas blessing Christmas Day to pilgrims gathered ion St. Peter's Square. Full story: wp.me/p5DZKA-X3

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The New Vision who are supporting the organisation of events leading to the papal visit are selling a Holy Rosary direct from the Vatican. You can get yourself this special Rosary or buy it for someone you care about

Different Souvenirs

The Uganda Episcopal Conference has approved several providers to make souvenirs for this 2015  visit of Pope Francis. You can view and purchase/ order any of the souvenirs at our shop or during papal visit events.

Get Vestige Tshirts

You can get Tshirts of different colours and sizes with messages and images approved by the Uganda Episcopal Conference in memory of Pope Francis pastoral 2015 visit to the country  and to honor the Martyrs.

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Namugongo Anglican Shrine
When commemorating the martyrs of Uganda, the Church of England includes Archbishop Janan Luwum, who was murdered in 1977 by Idi Amin’s henchmen; they also commemorate Luwum separately on 17 February.
Nalukolongo Charity Centre
By Jacinta W. Odongo After the death of Kabaka Muteesa I in 1884, his successor, Mwanga, at the request of Joseph Balikuddembe and his companions, invited the missionaries back to Buganda. The team that came included Lourdel Simon (Mapeera), Pierre Giraud and Brother Delmas Amans. They arrived on July 13, 1885. The following day, they […]
State House Entebbe
STATE HOUSE HISTORY State House means the official residence of the President. In Uganda at the moment, there are two main State Houses, one in Nakasero, Kampala and the other in Entebbe. However, there are also several State lodges scattered around the country. The very first State House was constructed in Entebbe, long before Independence […]
Entebbe Airport
Entebbe International Airport (IATA: EBB, ICAO: HUEN) is the principal international airport of Uganda. Entebbe International Airport is the main gateway to Kampala and the rest of Uganda. The airport is located near the town of Entebbe which is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. Entebbe airport is located at […]
Kololo Grounds
Pope Francis will address the youth at Kololo Independence Grounds, in the afternoon of November 28 after the Mass at Namugongo Martyrs Shrine. His predecessor, Pope Paul VI celebrated an open air Mass at Kololo grounds on 1st August 1969, where he consecrated 12 bishops from different African countries, four of them were Ugandans. These […]
Rubaga Cathedral
 
Munyonyo Martyrs’ Shrine
The Pope will be driven from Entebbe to Munyonyo, a distance 37.2 km (54 min). He will drive along Entebbe Kampala road, and will have the opportunity to see the beautiful scenery of Lake Victoria. On his way he will pass by some Catholic parishes before he reaches Munyonyo. The Holy Father will visit Munyonyo […]
Namugongo Catholic Shrine
History of The Shrine From far, the eyes cannot fail to catch the sight of a whitish pinnacle towering the normally blue sky. As one approaches, one is gripped by that special feel of a godly environment, with a heroic atmosphere of the Martyrs given by the imposing giant structure of a shrine. This is […]