Father Emmanuel was ordained a Catholic priest in 1987, becoming a part of the Kampala Archdiocese in Uganda. He has led many pilgrimages to the East African Lakes Region and is involved with multiple organizations there as well. Currently, Father Emmanuel serves as a professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His research interests include politics and violence in Africa, the theology of reconciliation, and Catholicism in the global South. Click below to explore more about Father Emmanuel’s work as a priest, professor, and pilgrim.

Recent Updates

Father Emmanuel recently had the privilege of participating in a 2-hour Zoom workshop with His Grace Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop is planning to go on retreat and work on a book about reconciliation, so he wanted to discuss ideas and learn from […]
Father Emmanuel was recently featured in four videos on the subject of nonviolence. The first video is titled Defining Nonviolence, the second Understanding Nonviolence, the third Planning for Nonviolence, and the fourth Nonviolence in Action. Feel free to explore the videos below!
As this extraordinary year marked by disruption, unravelling, and the uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic winds down, I am thinking of two significant “events” this December, events I have been honored to be part of, both marked by the logic of “madness”, both part of […]

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