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Uganda Catholic church invites Pope Francis

Should Pope Francis accept to visit Uganda next year, his visit would coincide with celebrations to mark the Golden Jubilee of the canonizing of the 22 Ugandan Catholic martyrs/Photo©ReutersUganda has sent an invitation to Pope Francis to visit the country, as it seeks become the first African country to be visited by three popes.

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Mass weddings gain popularity in Uganda, DRC

Mass weddings are increasingly gaining popularity in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, as hundreds of Catholics prefer to exchange vows on the same day. Many see this as a way of saving costs.

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch dies

His Holiness Abune Paulos was the Fifth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St Tekle Haymanot, Archbishop of Axum/Photo/ReutersThe Ethiopian Orthodox Church has announced the death of its patriarch, Abune Paulos.

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