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Archibishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga Found Dead

Kampala Archdiocese, Archibishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has shockingly been found dead in his house today morning.

This was announced by the Kampala Diocese through a document that they posted on social media.

“With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest,” said Fr Pius Male Ssentumbwe in a statement released on Saturday afternoon.

Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga was born in January 1953, and Lwanga was appointed as Archbishop of Kampala on August 19, 2006.

He 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, were 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.

Archibishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga burial program will be communicated soon. Fr. Pius said.

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