Press Statement by the Church of Uganda on the Launch of 40th Anniversary of the Commemoration of Archbishop Janan Luwum

Jan 19, 2017 by

Fellow Ugandans and all people of God, on 16th February 1977, the Most Rev. Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga Zaire was murdered and martyred by then Idi Amini, the President of Uganda. This year, on 16th February 2017 we are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of his martyrdom at Mucwini in Kitgum District where the body of Late Janan Luwum was hurriedly buried by the Amin’s soldiers. The Church of Uganda appreciates His Excellence Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the...

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Uganda launches appeal as South Sudan refugees flee turmoil

Dec 22, 2016 by

From Church of England Newspaper. AN URGENT call for funds to help fleeing refugees from embattled South Sudan has been issued by the Archbishop of Uganda. The Archbishop of Uganda, the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali, issued his appeal last week following the influx of South Sudanese refuges in West Nile and Northern Uganda. Archbishop Ntagali said that there was a need for the Church in Uganda to supplement government efforts to respond to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. In his appeal, he said...

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Archbishop of Uganda’s Christmas message — focus on the family

Dec 15, 2016 by

by Stanley Ntagali, Anglican Ink: Christmas is coming! I wonder what that means for you. Of course, Christmas means lots of feasting. It also means higher prices for sodas, for food, and for transport. It can often mean an increase in crime, especially theft. The heart of the message of Christmas, however, is found in the words of the Bible, “When the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might...

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Police foil murder attempt on Ugandan Archbishop Ntagali

Sep 1, 2016 by

From Church of England Newspaper: POLICE foiled a mob’s attempt to murder the archbishop and bishops of the Church of Uganda last week in what church sources tell The Church of England Newspaper was a land dispute. On 23 August the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali, Archbishop of Uganda, and 34 members of the House of Bishops along with the vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU) were inspecting a parcel of church-owned land in Ntawo in the Mukono District when the attack occurred. The...

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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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