Bishop Wandera, aged 92, died on Thursday, December 8 “at his residence in Mbale City”, the Chancellor of Soroti Diocese has announced in a statement.
“The Local Ordinary of Soroti Catholic Diocese, His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Eciru Oliach with deep sorrow announces the demise of our founding Father of the Diocese, His Lordship Erasmus Desiderius Wandera, Bishop Emeritus of Soroti Catholic Diocese,” Fr. Gonzaga Ongereny Waziwazi says in the December 8 statement.