Religious Leaders Mourn Archbishop Nkoyoyo

By APN Reporter

Kabale

Religious leaders in Kigezi diocese are mourning the death of the
retired Church of Uganda archbishop; Dr. Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo
who died today morning at Kampala Hospital where he had been admitted.

The death of Archbishop Nkoyoyo who was since December 2016 been
undergoing cancer treatment was announced today morning by the
archbishop of Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali.

Archbishop Nkoyoyo who was aged 82 returned to the country on 29th
June 2017 from the United Kingdom (UK) where he was receiving medical
attention for cancer of the throat.

Now, religious leaders in Kigezi diocese says that his death is a big
blow to the diocese and the Church of Uganda at large, describing him
as a person who was developmental and very close to Christians.

The archdeacon of St. James Bubare archdeaconry in Rubanda district
Ven. Jack Katarishangwa says that Archbishop Nkoyoyo was a very good
man who was cooperative, loving and very developmental.

He says that he was a church leader who loved his work and worked hard
to develop the church and the whole country.

The sub dean of St. Peters Cathedral Rugarama Ven. Geoffrey
Tukamuhabwa says that they he will be remembered as a peacemaker, a
humble man of God who preached the word of God, valued humanity and
justice in the country.

The Kigezi Diocesan Secretary Rev. Can. Obed Turihohabwe says that
they have lost a leader whose exemplary service calls for emulation by
others.

He said he played a big role in bringing communities together and
valued peaceful co-existence and worked tirelessly to bring Christians
together.

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