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Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga to be buried at St. Nicholas Cathedral Namungoona, burial program changed

By Sendijja Dimitrios

The burial arrangements for the fallen Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Kampala and All Uganda Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga has been changed from the earlier communicated.

According to the latest burial arrangements as communicated by the Orthodox Church board of trustee Chairperson Fr. Kibuuka Bbosa, the body of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga will be laid to rest on Wednesday 15, September 2021 at St. Nicholas Cathedral Namungoona next to the grave of the Late Metropolitan Theodoros Nankyama not at Holy Transfiguration Parish, Ddegeya Luweero District as earlier communicated.

“With the blessings of His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodoros II, the body of our beloved spiritual father Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga will be laid to rest on Wednesday 15, September 2021 at St. Nicholas Cathedral Namungoona next to the grave of the Late Metropolitan Theodoros Nankyama. This clears the earlier communication which had indicated that the burial ground was at Holy Transfiguration Parish, Ddegeya Luweero District.” He said

In the same way, the body of the deceased Prelate with arrive in the country on Monday morning not Friday as earlier communicated.

The Late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga succumbed to Carcinoma cancer on Sunday Evening in a hospital in Athens capital city of Greece

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