Bishop Kibira of the Diocese of Kasese officially opens Nyakahya Parish in Kasese.

By Kule Kennedy & Peter Masereka

The Bishop of the Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has attributed under development in the district to selfish politicians who seek public mandate on lies.

Bp Kibira described politicians as promoters of idleness and laziness who only engage people in street talks and donate small handouts under what he termed “Peoples Parliament” spending the whole day discussing politics than encouraging them to work.

In his speech shortly after holy Mass during the official opening of Nyakahya Catholic Parish over the weekend on 2nd September 2023, the Bishop encouraged leaders to imitate Jesus Christ as a good leader and wondered why some political leaders have failed to educate the public about developmental issues but instead promote poverty and hate speech for selfish interests.

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Hate speech dehumanises the individuals and groups it targets and makes them more vulnerable to discrimination; it erodes the social fabric and hinders peaceful living together in diversity, he added.

Kibira revealed that on 18th November 2023, Diocese of Kasese will officially open her diocesan Hospital Mt St. Mary’s Hospital.

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On the same event, the state Minister for National Guidance, Hon. Godfrey Baluku Kabyanga, called for mindset change among the community.

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Rev. Fr. Joseph Tumusiime, the Nyakahya Parish Priest hailed believers in Christ and people of God for their generous support saying their genorasity has led to the growth of the Parish in just few years.He encouraged them to continue doing the same for the greater glory of God.

Nyakahya Catholic Parish is initially part of the greater Kasanga Parish, it neighbors the democratic Republic of Congo, Parish of Kasindi and Kabuyiri Shrine in Customs Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council.

In 2022, the Ordinary Diocese of Kasese His Lordship Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale announced the official opening day of Nyakahya Parish as early 2023 asking the parish administration to continue with team work. With the official opening of the new Parish, the diocese of Kasese is steadily growing and now the total number of the parishes becomes 13 with one Pastoral Centre and a shrine at the border town.