Posts Tagged ‘Anglican Church of Uganda’

Archbishop of Canterbury upbraids Ugandan confreres for backing anti-gay law

Thursday, June 15th, 2023

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Justin Welby, has strongly criticised his fellow Anglican bishops in Uganda for supporting the East African country’s new law that makes homosexual acts illegal and subject to punishment even up to the death penalty. “This is not about imposing Western values on our Ugandan Anglican sisters and brothers,” said Welby, Read more

Ugandan anti-gay law pleases local Anglican Church

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

“The Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023 is good, and we are grateful to the president for assenting to it.” Archbishop Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu, head of the Anglican Church of Uganda, does not mince words to express his approval of the intensified criminalisation of homosexuality in his country. By making “aggravated homosexuality” a capital offence, which means Read more