Soroti, Uganda: Mourning Death of Bishop Erasmus Wandera

The people of God in the Catholic Diocese of Soroti in Uganda is mourning the passing on of Bishop Erasmus Desiderius Wandera, the first Local Ordinary of the Ugandan Diocese. 

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.

Source: ACIAfrica

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