The chairperson of the Episcopal Conference and Kiyinda – Mityana Diocese Bishop Dr Anthony Zziwa has called upon all the faithful to keep up the legacy of the late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.
Bishop Zziwa said this while preaching to congregants at Lubaga Cathedral in the Eucharistic celebration, bidding farewell to Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga on Thursday morning.
He said, the fallen Archbishop has not done all the good things in life for himself, but for the church.
“Those of us whom he has left behind, let us work together to keep his legacy and so doing let us be good Samaritans,” Bishop Zziwa said.
He asked congregants to also follow the footsteps of Mother Mary and Joseph who believed and worked for when God called him.
Lwanga succumbed to heart failure after a blood clot blocked a major artery that transfers blood to the heart, a postmortem report read by his personal doctor Andrew Ssekitooleko read.
Lwanga, as archbishop uplifted the appearance of Lubaga Cathedral, Naamugongo shrine and started several income generating activities.
He is also remembered to have spoken against rights violations by several state agencies, especially the Police, making him a darling to several Ugandans.
Lwanga leaves behind several civil works for the diocese including Mapeera house constructed to facilitate further finance generation for the Catholic Church.
Born in Kyaggwe, present day Mukono, Lwanga died aged 68, with two Doctorates.
He first served as the Bishop of Luweero Diocese. Several religious leaders and dignitaries still gather at Lubaga Cathedral awaiting Archbishop Lwanga’s final send off.