Pilgrims walk 350 Kilometers to the 2015 Uganda Martyrs’ Day More than 2 500 pilgrims from different corners of Africa have confirmed participation at the Uganda Martyrs’ Day which is held every year at the Namugongo Shrine on 3 June. Christians from countries such as Tanzania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya, Congo DR and Malawi are among the pilgrims who have confirmed participation.  Tanzania has around 2 000 people registered to take part in this year’s pilgrimage to Namugongo.  Tanzania’s Diocese of Shinyanga alone has 1 100 people who are heading to Uganda for the Martyrs’ Day celebrations.
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 Martyrs’ Day build-up: Catching up with the Lira pilgrims LUWERO - A group of 300 pilgrims who have been walking all the way from Lira in northern Uganda for two weeks camped at Kasana, Luwero Thursday evening, set to continue to their final destination – the Martyrs’ shrine at Namugongo in Kampala. They settled down at Our Lady Fatima Cathedral to replenish their energies. The team was scheduled to leave Kasana at midnight, intent on covering another 20km to their next resting point in Matugga. From there, it will be another more than 30km to their endpoint.
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Saint Mary's Cathedral Rubaga, commonly referred to as Rubaga Cathedral, is the parent cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala, the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in Uganda. In 1914 the missionaries began constructing a modern cathedral at Lubaga (Rubaga). Construction was completed in 1925 and St. Mary's Cathedral Rubaga was consecrated on 31 December 1925.

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