Father Karumugabo passes on

By IGIHE
On 20 September 2017 at 10:38

Father Marc Karumugabo of Byiza Parish, Butare Diocese passed away Monday, two months after being ordained a priest.

Karumugabo was ordained in priesthood on 22nd July 2017 at Kabgayi, when the Rwanda Catholic Church was celebrating 100-year-jubilee of sacerdotal service in Rwanda.

A priest who spoke to IGIHE said that Karumugabo has been suffering from blood cancer. He said that Karumugabo received priesthood sacrament in a wheelchair due to his deteriorating life condition.

One of his kidneys had been removed. Karumugabo had been deployed to Gikonko where he could easily get a doctor to care of him.

Accoding to information from Butare Diocese, Karumugabo will be laid to rest on Thursday 21st 2017.


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