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On the death of Fr Robert Kaggwa

last modified Jan 12, 2015 03:09 PM

The Von Hugel Institute is saddened to learn of the sudden death of Fr Robert Kaggwa, who died last Friday aged 55.

An Ugandan-born White Father, Fr Robert has been a Senior Research Associate at the former VHI Centre for the Study of Faith in Society between 2002 and 2005, working on a research project on genocide and conflict resolution. Fr Robert went on to lecture in theology and religious studies at Roehampton University, where he was also the Catholic chaplain.

Fr Robert, who has been described by Professor Tina Beattie as “the most pastorally sensitive priest” she ever knew, is remembered very warmly by everyone who knew him in Cambridge. We would like to express our condolences to his family, friends and to his colleagues at Roehampton.

More information on the life and the work of Fr Robert can be found here:
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=26442
http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/1612/0/tributes-for-dynamic-and-pastoral-roehampton-chaplain-robert-kaggwa

 


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