Bishop Ntivuguruzwa was appointed on Bishop on May 2, and installed on June 17, 2023.
During a Sunday announcement in the Vatican, Pope Francis declared that in the year 2024, Catholic Christians should focus on prayer, leading them to the Jubilee in 2025, set to be celebrated the following year.
The Pope urged prayers for Christian unity and emphasized the continuous supplication to God for peace in regions such as Ukraine, Israel, and Palestine, which are threatened by war. He emphasized that the vulnerable are particularly affected when peace is compromised.
On January 19, Pope Francis welcomed Father Prof. Fidèle Dushimimana, the Principal of Kabgayi Catholic University (ICK), who participated in the International Conference of Catholic Universities.