New Catholic Dictionary – Martyrs of Uganda

Martyrs of UgandaArticle

Died 1886. Christian court pages of Mwanga, King of Uganda, Africa, who, influenced by Arabs, began a persecution against the Christians. Thirteen were burnt alive, the other nine put to death in various horrible ways. Beatified 1920, canonized on 18 October 1964. Feast, 3 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Uganda”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 August 2017. Web. 21 September 2021. <>