By Ronald Kabuye
Followers of the Evangelical Orthodox Church EOC (Catholic Eastern rite) in Uganda are anxiously waiting for their patriarch, Bishop Jerold Gliege who is scheduled to arrive in Uganda today night.
EOC church is the religion to which Bishop Jacinto Kibuuka falls under with patriarch Jerold Gliege who is based in Canada being it’s Supreme leader across the globe.
The EOC establishment started in 2008 in Uganda however it shot to limelight in 2016 after the charismatic Bishop, Jacinto Kibuuka Defected to it following his expulsion from the Roman Catholic Church.
Among other things, patriarch Jerold is scheduled to visit the EOC Eastern mission in Kagumu, Kibuku district, hold a meeting with all the clergy in the country and leading the divine liturgy at Mamre international prayer Centre Namugongo Janda on Sunday.
He will then head to Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Cameroon as also part of his pastoral visit to Africa.
Bishop Jacinto Kibuuka who serves as the Bishop for Central and Eastern provinces of Uganda urged all EOC followers and well wishers to join them in welcoming the patriarch and his delegation.