Catholic Archbishop Recounts Stories of Ugandan Martyrs “who abandoned the way of idolatry”

(Jude Atemanke. ACI Africa).

Archbishop-elect Raphael p’Mony Wokorach of Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu in Uganda has described the story of the Ugandan Martyrs as that of “those who abandoned the way of idolatry.”

In his homily during this year’s Martyrs’ Day Pilgrimage, Bishop Wokorach said, “Celebrating on this Holy Ground of Namugongo where 13 of them were martyred is significant for us. It refreshes our way of being Christians.”

“The story of the Uganda martyrs, St. Charles Lwanga and his companions is a story of those who trust in the Lord. It is a story of those who choose the way of the Lord. It is a story of those who abandoned the way of idolatry,” the Ugandan Catholic Archbishop-elect said.

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