Ugandan martyrs' feast drew 500,000 pilgrims
June 30, 2010
A staggering 500,000 African Catholics joined in a pilgrimage to northeastern Uganda for the feast day of St. Charles Lwanga and his companions earlier this month, the Catholic News Agency reports. The feast day of the 19th-century martyrs drew pilgrims from Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as well as Uganda itself.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!