Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa has expressed his intention to visit Uganda on October 11-18, 2021.
The main purpose of his pastoral visit is to honor the memory of the now Late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga who reposed in the Lord on September 5, 2021, by presiding over the fortieth-day memorial service at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Namungoona on Sunday 17.
During his stay, the Patriarch will conduct pastoral visits to his spiritual children in different Orthodox Mission centers of the Metropolis of Kampala where he is also expected to preside over the consecration of the temple at St. Paraskevi Orthodox Monastery in Busaana on October 14, 2021.
The Patriarch will also visit the Holy Diocese of Gulu (North) and Eastern Uganda which he blessed and established in November 2018 during the Holy Synod and also, he will bless all Ugandans and the Nation of Uganda at large.
The Patriarch is also expected to meet with officials of the government of Uganda, diplomatic missions in Uganda among others.