John Bosco Lugonja is a Catholic priest ordained by the Diocese of Kasana–Luweero. He is passionate about promoting sustainable peace and justice in society. He recently worked in the diocesan peace and justice department and as director of a graduate school. He also has served as a pastor and associate pastor and has ministered to a wide range of people including Rwandan and South Sudanese refugees, displaced peoples, and people in poverty. He holds an MA in theology from Makerere University and BA degrees in philosophy and theology from Pontifical Urban University in Rome. As a student, John Bosco was the recipient of an Ansari Institute Fellowship.