Cyprian Kizito Lwanga - Cyprian Kizito Lwanga
Cyprian Kizito Lwanga
|Archbishop of Kampala|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||19 August 2006|
|Installed||30 September 2006|
|Ordination||9 April 1978|
by Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga
|Consecration||1 March 1997|
by Emmanuel Wamala
|Born||19 January 1953|
|Previous post||Bishop of Kasana-Luweero (1996-2006)|
|Motto||Ora et labora ut habeant vitam|
Cyprian Kizito Lwanga
|Spoken style||Your Grace|
Cyprian Kizito Lwanga (born 19 January 1953), is a Ugandan Roman Catholic prelate who serves as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala. He was appointed as Archbishop of Kampala on 19 August 2006.
Background and education
Cyprian Lwanga was born on 19 January 1953 at Kyabakadde Village, in Naggalama Parish, in present-day Mukono District in the Buganda Region of Uganda. This location lies in present-day Lugazi Diocese.
He attended Kyabakadde Primary School. He entered Nyenga Seminary in 1964. Between 1972 and 1974, he studied at Katigondo National Major Seminary, in present-day Kalungu District. He then studied Theology at Ggaba National Seminary, in Kampala. In 1979, he joined the University of Clermont-Ferrand in France, were he studied administration and languages, with particular emphasis on administration. Later, he studied at Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, where in 1994, he earned a doctorate in Canon Law.
He was appointed first bishop of the Diocese of Kasana-Luweero on 30 November 1996 and consecrated bishop on 1 March 1997 at Kasana-Luweero, by Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala, Archbishop of Kampala, assisted by Bishop Joseph Bernard Louis Willigers, Bishop of Jinja and Bishop Paul Lokiru Kalanda, Bishop of Fort Portal.
On 19 August 2006, he was appointed the third Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala and was installed as the third Archbishop of Kampala on 30 September 2006 at Rubaga Cathedral, succeeding Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala, who resigned.
| Archbishop of Kampala
2006 - present
Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, Mixed marriages in Uganda: canonical challenges involved (cann. 1124 - 1129) (with special reference to the Archdiocese of Kampala), (Urbanianum diss. 126, 1994) xi-275 pp.
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