The attack was the latest of many instances of persecution of Christians in Uganda
Catholics in South Sudan voice alarm over forced marriage
Pope Francis became the first pope to visit the country at the beginning of February.
Pope Francis held a moment of silence Saturday for priests and religious who have been killed in South Sudan.
The head of the Catholic Church is on a mission to help restore peace in two countries that have seen years of violence.
Both South Sudan and the DRC continue to suffer from internal unrest, which has caused the displacement of millions.
Charged with violating public order under Article 77 of Sudan’s penal code, they were released on bail the same day.
In August 2021, two nuns were shot dead in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule highway.
The leaders were arrested a week after Muslim extremists demanded the church’s closure.