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Cardinal Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga

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Cardinal Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga

  • Birth 11 Nov 1914 Central, Uganda
  • Death 20 Apr 1991 Cologne, Kölner Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Burial Kampala, Central, Uganda
  • Plot A specially construced mausoleum behind the church built in 1924 in memory of 22 Catholic Martyrs.
  • Memorial ID 7705216

Roman Catholic Religious Leader. A native of Kisule, near Kampala, Uganda, he studied at the Major Seminary of Katigondo and was ordained there on December 15, 1946. He did various tasks of pastoral work in the archdiocese of Kampala, from 1946 to 1966, among those as vicar general, from 1961 to1966 and as vicar capitular, in 1966 On October 30, 1966, he was consecrated archbishop of Kampala. He served as President of the Ugandan Episcopal Conference, from 1967 to 1975. Pope Paul VI created him cardinal, on May 24, 1976. He participated in both conclaves of 1978. He resigned the pastoral government of his archdiocese, on February 8, 1990. He passed away in the German city of Cologne.

Bio by: Guy Gagnon


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
  • Added: 24 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7705216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cardinal Emmanuel Kiwanuka Nsubuga (11 Nov 1914–20 Apr 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7705216, citing Mapeera Bakateyamba Home, Kampala, Central, Uganda ; Maintained by Find A Grave .