Ssewungu hits back at govt over remarks against Church

Joseph Gonzaga Ssewungu. PHOTO | DAVID LUBOWA  

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  • Background. Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa was ordained a priest in Rome on December 12, 1971, at the age of 28. After his doctorate studies, he was appointed vice rector of the Pontifical College of St Paul in Rome. He returned to Uganda five years later and immediately got appointed rector of the prestigious St Mary’s National Seminary Ggaba. Bishop Kaggwa was appointed coadjutor Bishop of Masaka in December 1994, and consecrated on June 24, 1995. He succeeded Bishop Ddungu on January 10, 1998 and retired in 2019.

Kalungu West MP Joseph Gonzaga Ssewungu has castigated the Minister for Presidency, Ms Esther Mbayo, and Mr Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, for tagging National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s dismal performance in Buganda Sub-region during the January 14 elections to the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom.


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