St. Charles Lwanga

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 06/03


Patron Of: Converts, Torture Victims, African Catholic Youth Action, Catholic Youth

Also known as
    Karoli Lwanga

Memorial
    3 June

Profile
    Ngabi clan. Servant of King Mwanga of Uganda. Convert, joining the Church in June 1885. One of the Martyrs of Uganda who died in the Mwangan persecutions.

Born
    1865 at Bulimu, Buganda, Uganda

Died
    burned to death in 1886 at Namugongo, Uganda

Canonized
    18 October 1964 by Pope Paul VI at Rome, Italy

Patronage
    African Catholic Youth Action
    Catholic youth
    converts
    torture victims



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