Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead. The Archbishop was reportedly found dead in his room this morning
The Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Fr Pius Male Ssentumbwe has confirmed the death of the Archbishop of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.
“With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest,” said Fr Pius Male Ssentumbwe in a statement released on Saturday afternoon.
Born in January 1953, Dr Lwanga was appointed as Archbishop of Kampala on August 19, 2006.
The circumstances around his death are a matter of police investigations now. It is reported that he was last seen in public just this Thursday leading an Easter mass service.