By Francis Jjunju
25th Nov 2021
The Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese His Grace Lambert Bainomugisha has decried the lost value for culture to protect life in the country.
Archbishop Bainomugisha says that the challenges faced in Uganda and the world over today as seen in the current events in homes, streets in towns and on social media show lack of respect for human life; a hard reality that as the culture of life is being aggressively eroded by the culture of death.
Bainomugisha said this during his installation event as the new Chancellor for the University of St Joseph’s Mbarara this Thursday.
He says educational institutions and religious house of formation should find ways of instilling in the life of young stars the restoration of culture and ethical social values that respect the value of human life.
He has called on the chaplains to work hand in hand with bodies of governance to put in place guidelines and policies that teach the present and future generations how to safe guard life in its entirety.
Rt. Rev. Anthony Zziwa, the Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference-UEC decried the increasing challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic that have adverse effects on human life and with the challenges of poverty and increasing inequalities, abuse of life may not end soon.
He urged institutions to adopt and become proactive to the post Covid-19 situations since teaching and learning have been inevitably affected by the lockdown which necessitated rapid development of online methods implementation of curricula.
The Installation of His Grace Lambert Bainomugisha as the second Chancellor of the University of St. Josephs’ Mbarara was conducted by Rt. Rev. Anthony Zziwa the Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference in accordance with the regulations of National Council for Higher Education.
Bainomugisha replaces the Archbishop Emeritus of Mbarara Archdiocese Most Rev Paul Bakyenga who is also the founder of the University.