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Fr. Pio Kitanywa dies at 96

By Juliet Lukwago

Added 12th August 2018 08:36 PM

Fr. Kitanywa has been the longest serving priest in Kampala Archdiocese and Uganda.

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Fr. Kitanywa has been the longest serving priest in Kampala Archdiocese and Uganda.

One of the eldest Ugandan Catholic priests, Fr Pio Kitanywa is dead. 

Fr Pio Kitanywa, 96, died at Rubaga Hospital where he was admitted for one week with multiple complaints. 

Fr Kitanywa’s condition worsened two weeks back at Good Samaritan Home at Nalukolongo. 

Fr. Kitanywa has been the longest serving priest in Kampala Archdiocese and Uganda. 

According to Sister Mildred, the assistant administrator of Good Samaritan Home, Fr Pio surprisingly passed away on the day he was ordained priest on August 12.   

NB: Details concerning burial arrangements will be communicated later

 

 PIC: Fr Pio with pupils of St Francis Ntinda Primary School on their visit to Mapeera's Home Nalukolongo.(Credit: Juliet Lukwago)

 

 PIC: Fr. Pio's car

 

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