BY WILBER MUHWEZI
News received exclusively from west Ankole diocesan secretary Rev. Can. Auther Atwine reveals that the fourth bishop of west Ankole will be consecrated and enthroned on may 28th.may. 2017 at Bweranyangi hill.
Rev. Arthur Atwine added that 5th april.2017 the election/nominations committee will sit and elect two names and forward them to the house of bishops.
The house of bishops will sit on 21st. April. 2017 at Lweza in kampala and elect one name of whom will be fourth bishop of west ankole diocese.
Rev. Atwine noted that he got the information from the Archbishop of the church of Uganda to disseminate to west Ankole diocese Christians.
Bishop katoneene retired on 2th.october.2016 and never left a successor because of the conflicts that were going on in the diocese.
The Archbishop of the church of Uganda has been caretaking the diocese since the October after the retirement of Bishop Katoneene.
In November 2016, Archbishop Ntagali was taken to court to by 6 lay canons and 5 Christians to reject archbishop’s commissaries and even stop him from care taking west ankole diocese.
On November 8th, 2016, Justice Lydia Mugambe dismissed the case without costs and Ntagali continued with his work as west ankole diocese caretaker but dropped 4 commissaries who were doubling as electoral college members