Meanwhile, the Kampala archdiocesan interim administrator, Msgr. Charles Kasibante has confirmed that the decease Archbishop Cyprian kizito Lwanga will be laid to rest in the historical Lubaga Cathedral church.
Dr Lwanga will be the third prelate to be buried inside Lubaga Cathedral.
The first prelate to be buried in there was Bishop Edouard Michaud, a Canadian Clergyman who was one of the priest missionaries known as White Fathers. He was the vicar Apostolic of Uganda from 1933 until he died in 1945.
Inside the same church are the remains of Dr Joseph Kiwanuka, the first native African to be ordained a Catholic bishop in modern times who died in 1966 five years after his appointment as Archbishop of Rubaga.
Msgr Kasibante says Archbishop Lwanga will on Thursday be laid in the middle of the two of his ‘fore grandfathers. Msgr Kasibante speaking;….
Msgr Gerald Kalumba, one of the senior priests in the archdiocese and former vicar general, notes that it has been a tradition of the church to bury (Arch)bishops in the cathedrals they served. END.