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

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a merry Christmas and peaceful end to 2023. As we enter the new year, I am wishing everyone a prosperous 2024 that is filled with many gifts and moments of joy. I want to share with you […]
Hello all, I write to you from South Bend, where I have returned from my sabbatical leave and am back teaching at Notre Dame this semester. As I shared during my last update, I spent my sabbatical leave studying the meaning, application, and impact of integral […]
Greetings from Uganda. I am wrapping up my sabbatical leave, during which I worked on Sowing Hope, a project researching Bethany Land Institute’s programming and the meaning, application, and impact of integral ecology, as proposed in Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’. Bethany Land Institute was also recently […]
SOIL MATTERS Emmanuel Katongole COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAM OF MINISTRY IN THE GLOBAL CITY CITY SEMINARY OF NEW YORK May 20, 2023. Dear Class of 2023 in CSNY signature Masters of Arts Degree Program of Ministry in the Global City, I congratulate you all. Congratulations […]

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