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A New Primary School for Ugandans

Since 1996 Bugala, an Opus Dei centre in Kampala, has organized work camps in villages in Uganda. This year, a group of Germans, Spaniards and Ugandans completed Phase 2 of St. Mary's Primary School.

Social initiatives

Saving the Unborn

Domtila, a supernumerary member of the Prelature with 6 children, has spent the past 25 years running a crisis pregnancy center in Nairobi, Kenya that has saved the lives of many babies.

Social initiatives

Apostolic Visit to Africa: Homilies and Addresses

All of Pope Francis' homilies and addresses during his 25-30 November trip to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.

From the Church and the Pope

"I always keep two things in my pocket"

At the meeting with young people in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 November, Pope Francis revealed what keeps him going in difficult moments: the Rosary and small "Way of the Cross" that he always carries with him. With some reactions from those who saw him during his visit.

From the Church and the Pope

Preparing for the Pope's Visit to Africa

As the arrival date of Pope Francis in Kenya draws closer, the preparations and excitement have grown. The media has played a big role with daily articles in the newspapers and programmes on TV. The whole country is eager to welcome Pope Francis.

Recent News

Kenya Welcomes the Pope

A brief video made by Strathmore University students to welcome Pope Francis to Kenya for his 25-30 November apostolic visit to Africa.

Recent News

Pope Francis' Trip to 3 African Countries

Links to addresses and homilies during Pope Francis' 5-day apostolic visit to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.

From the Church and the Pope

Job Training in Africa's Largest Slum

A new college of technology with facilities for 800 students was recently inaugurated in a slum district just east of Nairobi, Kenya, where over a million people live in desperate poverty.

Social initiatives

Overcoming Racial Tensions in Kenya

An article published in "The Nigerian Observer" on how Strathmore College, the first multi-racial college in East Africa, helped to overcome the widespread racial tensions in Kenya in the 1950s and 60s.

Recent News

Ebola: "On our own we can do nothing"

Steve Ogunde is a Kenyan engineer now in Liberia helping to fight the Ebola crisis. He says "the spirit of Opus Dei gives me strength to face the reality of death."