Cardinal Wamala advised the newlyweds to love and respect each other, more so on such an auspicious day.
St. Agnes Catholic Church in the city suburb of Kibuye-Makindye, on Sunday marked 'Christ the King Day' with a mass wedding for 11 couples.
The couples from different sub-parishes in St Agnes Catholic Parish Kibuye-Makindye, made the marriage vows during mass led by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala assisted by parish priest Fr Joseph Lugobe. The couples had a procession from the old church building to the main venue.
Cardinal Wamala advised the newlyweds to love and respect each other, more so on such an auspicious day. He also urged Christians to value the eternity of Jesus Christ. "Let's continue to follow and emulate him as we clean our hearts and avoid greed in our hearts."
Numerous Christians and well-wishers cheered the newlyweds. Apart from two, couples the rest had been staying together after traditional marriage ( Kwanjula).
Emmanuel Kangavve and Cissy Ndagire who had cohabited for 20 years were thrilled with their new status.
"We have been engaged for 20 years now, and were uncomfortable but we are extremely happy now.
Richard Kayanja who had lived with his wife for 23 years, claimed God spoke through Fr Lugobe, that he needed to sanctify his marriage and he heeded the call.
Fr Lugobe explained that the mass wedding was organised to cut costs and enable parishioners to formalise their marriages without going through the pain of planning an extravagant ceremony.