By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Pope Francis will be visiting Uganda next year ,2014 .The Pope will be here to grace the Golden Jubilee of the canonisation of the Uganda Martyrs.
In 2014 the Church in Uganda as well as the Universal Church will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the canonization of the Uganda Martyrs by Pope Paul VI in 1964.
Kampala Archbishop, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga says ,the pope accepted the invitation to grace the celebrations.Pope Francis will also preside over the Uganda martyrs day celebrations on June 3rd, 2014.
Two popes have visited Uganda ;Pope Francis will thus not be the first in the country .Pope John Paul II visited Uganda in 1993 and Paul VI in 1969.