The Martyrs of Uganda who died for their Faith did not do so in Vain

Jun 3, 2019 by

by Kabiza Wilderness Safaris,

The Martyrs of Uganda who died for their Faith – June 3 is Martyr’s Day where the Catholic Church and the Anglican Church of Uganda honor the Martyrs that gave their lives for the whom they believed in and became the seed of the Uganda Church its Faith and Beliefs.

There were 22 Catholics, and 23 Church of Uganda (Anglican) were executed for their faith and refusal to renounce it by Kabaka Mwanga. The execution for most was on June 3rd, 1886. The Day commemorated each year in Uganda by millions and by Catholics in particular around the world.

The Muslim Community remembers the over 70 young Men that were executed for their Faith in 1878 by Kabaka Mutesa l. The site, which had been a mosque A proper memorial site has been promised, reiterated in 2019 but

Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine, the Basilica, visit by three Pope including Pope Francis who celebrated Mass here and visited the other Martyr sites at Munyonyo.  The Ugandan Martyr’s, their faith beyond Belief are part of the History of the Church, the history of Uganda as a nation.

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