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Pilgrims

Namugongo silent as Uganda heads for martyrs...

The celebrations have always been characterised with crowds struggling for breathing space as they enter the gates of Namugongo.

The pain of Namugongo's loneliness

The place is virtually empty; only three women were praying in the compound.

Saudi suspends 'umrah' pilgrimage over coronavirus...

The kingdom said the suspension was provisional, but with the umrah attracting millions of people annually, the decision has a huge potential impact.

At Jesus's birthplace, an app is born to...

At Jesus's birthplace, an app is born to ease crowds Bethlehem is buzzing, with more tourists expected this Christmas than have visited the Biblical city...

DR Congo pilgrims to be screened for Ebola...

The screening is taking place at both the border districts and in Namugongo before entrance into the shrines.

We are not going to Namugongo to eat pork...

Obbo said love must be practised by cancelling all prejudices of hatred, revenge and fornication which are common in the society, besides lack of peace...

Day 2: Lira pilgrims walk for 45km

Okello said they are going to have mass and spend the night at Loro before resuming the journey after midnight and will rest again at Dima in Kiryandongo...

Jerusalem holy site stays shut in Christian...

Christian leaders closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday at noon in a rare move, leaving thousands of pilgrims and tourists seeking to visit...

Saudi envoy flags off 400 Uganda pilgrims...

This year, Uganda was allowed 810 slots and the last group will leave on Sunday. Qahtani also gave each of the pilgrims a copy of the holy Koran.

Mityana pilgrims pray for Matia Mulumba

Heavy rainfall delayed Mass as pilgrims stood their ground.

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