A Ugandan, Enock Kayeye, was on Sunday consecrated as the assistant bishop of North Kivu Diocese in the DR Congo.
The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Congo, Dr. Dirokpa Fidele, presided over the ceremony at Kituru, in Butembo town, at the diocesan headquarters.
Kayeye, 61, is the first foreign and the 11th bishop of the Anglican Church of Congo. A big congregation welcomed Kayeye during a service that lasted for over five hours.
Fidele promised to work towards strengthening the bond between Ugandan and Congolese Christians.
The retired bishop of Kigezi Diocese, Dr. William Rukirande, asked the Congolese to work with Kayeye to spread evangelism, promote unity and reconciliation.
Kayeye promised to work with the church in DR Congo to promote Christianity.
A delegation of 31 Ugandan Christians attended.
Article by Darious Magara - New Vision Online