His Grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga

His grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga served as Archbishop of Kampala from 2006 to his death in 2021.  His Grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga was born on 19 January 1953 at Kyabakadde Village, in Naggalama Parish, in present-day Mukono District in the Buganda Region of Uganda, within the Diocese of Lugazi.

 His Grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga attended Kyabakadde Primary School. He entered Nyenga Seminary in 1964. Between 1972 and 1974, he studied at Katigondo National Major Seminary, in present-day Kalungu District. He then studied Theology at Ggaba National Seminary, in Kampala. In 1979, he joined the University of Clermont-Ferrand in France, where he studied administration and languages, with particular emphasis on administration. Later, he studied at Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, where in 1994, he earned a doctorate in Canon Law. His Grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga was appointed first bishop of the Diocese of Kasana-Luweero on 30 November 1996 and consecrated bishop on 1 March 1997 at Kasana-Luweero, by Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala, Archbishop of Kampala, assisted by Bishop Joseph Bernard Louis Willigers, Bishop of Jinja and Bishop Paul Lokiru Kalanda, Bishop of Fort Portal.

On 19 August 2006, His Grace Lwanga was appointed the third Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala and was installed as the third Archbishop of Kampala on 30 September 2006 at Rubaga Cathedral, succeeding Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala, who resigned.

His Grace Cyprian Kizito Lwanga died on 3rd April 2021 at 68 years. He was preceded by Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala and Succeeded by His Grace The Most Rev Paul Ssemogerere on 25th January 2022.

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