Ambrosio Kibuuka

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Saint Ambrosio Kibuuka
Karoli Lwanga and his followers.jpg
Ambrosio Kibuuka and his companions
Born 1868
Buganda, Uganda
Died June 3, 1886
Namugongo, Uganda
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Beatified 1920 by Pope Benedict XV
Canonized October 18, 1964 by Pope Paul VI
Major shrine Basilica Church of the Uganda Martyrs, Namugongo
Feast June 3
Patronage Societies, including Scouts, Guides, Young Christian Workers, Xaverians and TCW

Ambrosio Kibuuka (1868 – June 3, 1886) was a Ugandan Roman Catholic martyred for his faith. He was born in Buganda. He was one of many Christians put to death by King Mwanga II between 1885 and 1887. His day of martyrdom was June 3, when he was burned alive, and when he is remembered as one of the Martyrs of Uganda's feast day.

External links

  • Ambrosio Kibuuka bio
  • The Uganda Martyrs from the August 2008 issue of The Word Among Us magazine
  • Ambrosio Kibuuka's profile from
  • Ambrosio Kibuuka at Find a Grave

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