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Today in History: Pope John Paul arrives in Uganda

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Added 5th February 2020 12:03 PM

Pope John Paul II arrived in Uganda for a five day visit on this day in 1993.

Today in History: Pope John Paul arrives in Uganda

Pope John Paul II flanked by President Yoweri Museveni during his five day visit to Uganda.

Pope John Paul II arrived in Uganda for a five day visit on this day in 1993.

POPE JOHN PAUL'S II VISIT

On this day in 1993, Pope John Paul II arrived in Uganda for a five-day visit. On his arrival at Entebbe International Airport aboard an Alitalia A300 Airbus, the Pope descended onto the tarmac and kissed the ground before being officially welcomed by President Yoweri Museveni.

ope ohn aul  waving at the masses that where anxiously waiting for himope ohn aul was on a five day  visit to ganda Pope John Paul II waving at the masses that were anxiously waiting for him. Pope John Paul was on a five-day visit to Uganda.

During his stay in Uganda, the Pontiff visited different regions of the country. The visit to the different regions reduced on the crowds that would have flocked Kampala from all over the country.

 
Pope John Paul II visited Uganda and spent 6 days in the country. During the trip, he celebrated mass to large crowds in Gulu, Soroti, Kasese and Namugongo, on top of meeting the youth at Nakivubo Stadium.

n the day of the opes visit the ew ision ran a story housands eager to greet the ope On the day of the Pope's visit, the New Vision ran a story "Thousands eager to greet the Pope"

 

he ope was housed in buya where his representative the ope uncio in ganda stays overnment officals would pick him up and escort him wherever he was to go and take him back at the end of the day
 
The Pope was housed in Mbuya where his representative, Pope Nuncio in Uganda stays. Government officials would pick him up and escort him wherever he was to go and take him back at the end of the day.

 

 
Pope John paul's visit left a strong legacy here in Uganda. His visit in various regions of Uganda gave a chance to all Ugandans to have a feel of the Pope's visit. 



 

 

 

 

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