The Moslem and the Catholic community in Uganda are in sombre moods after death robbed the two camps of their religious leaders.
Archbishop Emeritus of Tororo James Odongo, 89, has passed on today at Nsambya Hospital where he has been hosptalised two weeks ago.
Msgr John Baptist Kauta, the Sectary Uganda Episcopal Conference Secretar General confirmed the info.
Dec 6 – Requiem Mass Lubaga Cathedral 3.30pm.
Dec 7 – Body St. Austin, Mbale 3pm
Dec 8 – Requiem Mass St Austin 12.00pm
Dec 8 – Body Cathedral Tororo 4pm
Dec 9 – Mass of Christian burial Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Tororo 12pm
James Odongo was the fourth African Bishop in Uganda and the first African Bishop of Tororo Diocese.
He was also the first African chair of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA), a position he held twice.
In related stories, the death hand yesterdaty claimed the life of Kibuli Muslim community PR, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata who passed on at international Kampala in Namuwongo.
Sheikh Muzaata, reknown for his political and social affairs comments, died of a yet to identify dease.