Ugandan Martyrs’ Day

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Ugandan Martyrs Day

Today is the feast day of St. Charles Lwanga and companions, the Martyrs of Uganda. Millions of pilgrims come to the Ugandan Marytrs’ Shrine in Namugongo. Anna Keating was there. More after the jump:

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Misc: Dr. Matthew’s Passion

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Dr. Matthew Lukwiya

When Ebola broke out in Uganda Dr. Matthew Lukiwya, saved thousands of lives, and sacrificed his own. “He flatly refused to allow anyone or anything, be it messianic rebels or bleeding fevers, to destroy his hospital. To that end, he sometimes took chances that threatened his life, that bordered on recklessness. Yet he was such a solid medical man, such a devout Christian and such a nice guy that hardly anyone noticed his extraordinary appetite for risk.” Read his story from The New York Times Magazine here: Dr. Matthew’s Passion

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TCC Video: Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe and #BringBackOurGirls

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Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe Sr. Rosemary Nyriumbe appeared on The Colbert Report to talk about the #BringBackOurGirls campaign to raise awareness about the hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group in Nigeria. Read more about her work in Time magazine here: Sr. Rosemary Nyriumbe. For those of your praying for the schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria here is a list of their names. Read more in the National Catholic Register here: Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls a Christian Story. Watch the video of Sister’s appearance on The Colbert Report after the jump:

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