Uganda to boycott ACC meeting in Lusaka

Feb 25, 2016 by

By George Conger, Anglican Ink: The Church of Uganda will boycott the April meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka. In a letter dated 23 Feb 2016 the Archbishop of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, said comments made by ACC chairman Dr. James Tengatenga — first reported by Anglican Ink — that the Americans could not be kept away from the meeting, and statements by Episcopal Church leaders that they would pay no heed to the primates’ call that their church...

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Archbishop’s Lenten appeal to pray for Uganda

Feb 24, 2016 by

Dear Bishops, Clergy, and Lay Leaders in the Church of Uganda, Greetings in the mighty name of our Lord Jesus Christ! The beginning of 2016 has found me heavy in prayer for two burdens. UGANDA. My first burden has been for our great country of Uganda, her leadership and her ongoing peaceful development. We have voted for our next President and Members of Parliament; local elections are also underway. I congratulate Ugandans for turning out in big number to exercise your right and...

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Hundreds Show Support for Archbishop Stanley Ntagali’s Stand in Canterbury

Jan 18, 2016 by

More than 300 people met Archbishop Stanley Ntagali on his return to Uganda today in a show of solidarity and support for his actions and stand in Canterbury, England, during the recent gathering of Primates of the Anglican Communion. Christians from Entebbe and Kampala received him at three different venues – Entebbe Airport, St. Mark’s Church in Entebbe, and Namirembe Hill, where there was a mass procession from St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, to the Archbishop’s Residence. Members of the...

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Uganda will walk out of Primates Meeting, if “godly order” not restored

Jan 7, 2016 by

By Stanley Ntagali, Anglican Ink: Dear Bishops, Clergy, and Lay Leaders of the Church of Uganda, Happy New Year! We thank God so much for seeing us through 2015 and opening for us the door to enter into 2016. Surely, God is good…all the time! I am taking this extraordinary opportunity to write you about two important matters and to ask for your sustained and fervent prayers for them – elections in our country, and the state and future of the Anglican Communion. Elections. Campaigning is back...

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Background to the Uganda Bill on aggravated homosexuality

Dec 20, 2015 by

It is becoming clear that in the lead up to the Anglican Primates’ gathering, further pressure will be brought to bear on African churches and nations on the subject of their laws on sexuality. Both President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron have made direct threats from their positions of enormous power to African states that funds for their education and health budgets will be removed if the laws are not changed. To this call is now being added calls from the Episcopal Church, the Church of...

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Pope Francis visits Ugandan shrine amid gay rights debate

Dec 1, 2015 by

From Christian Today: Pope Francis traveled to Uganda’s holiest shrine on Saturday, paying tribute to 19th century Christian martyrs killedfor their faith, including for protecting young boys in the royal court from abuse by the king. Francis, on the second leg of his first African tour, said Mass for tens of thousands of people huddled on muddy hillsides surrounding the soaring modern shrine made of iron and cone-shaped to resemble a hut of the Baganda tribe. Twenty-five Anglicans and...

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