Stark choices face the Primates and Bishops of the Anglican Communion in 2014

As a poisoned Christmas present to the people of Uganda, the Ugandan parliament, at a non-quorate session, passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in the week before Christmas. Its legal legitimacy has been questioned. The bill now goes to President Yoweri Museveni to be signed into law. Museveni has said he will review the Bill carefully before deciding […]

Time to end homophobia and anti-gay prejudice in the Anglican Communion

The remarks made to journalists in Namirembe, Kampala, by Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the Primate of the Church of Uganda, are predictably to the script of the Global South/GAFCON axis in the Anglican Communion. The Archbishop’s stance is a reprise of the many statements hostile to the presence of LGB&T people in the Anglican Communion and […]

Homosexuality is tearing fabric of Anglican union, claims Archbishop Ntagali of Uganda

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of Uganda

The Primate of the Church of Uganda, Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, has attacked the Episcopal Church in America on the tenth anniversary of the election of Gene Robinson as Bishop of New Hampshire. Archbishop Ntagali said the unbiblical decision has torn the fabric of the Anglican Communion at its deepest level. The Archbishop was referring to the […]

Museveni preaches against homosexuality at Archbishop Ntagali’s enthronement in Uganda

The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali was yesterday enthroned as the eighth Archbishop of the province of the Church of Uganda. Archbishop Ntagali was sworn-in and handed the Provincial staff at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, taking over from retiring Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi. Speaking at the ceremony, President Museveni asked clerics to utilise the pulpits to […]

Archbishop of Uganda warns money lures people into homosexuality

Ssepuya Robert, an LGBTI activist and blogger based in Uganda, reports on the warning issued by the outgoing Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Henry Luke Orombi, over homosexuality. The Archbishop was speaking at his farewell service at St. John’s Cathedral in Fort Portal, Rwenzori Diocese when he made the remarks and cautioned Christians over […]

Ugandan Archbishop Henry Oromobi to be succeeded by another conservative

Archbishop-elect Stanley Ntagali

The Ugandan Anglican Church has elected Rev Stanley Ntagali as the new Archibishop to replace the ultra conservative anti gay bishop, Henry Luke Orombi. The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali, 57, is currently the Bishop of Masindi-Kitara Diocese in western Uganda Archbishop. Early this year, Archbishop Orombi, who took over in 2003, announced his early retirement […]

Henry Orombi, Archbishop of Uganda, attacks Church in Europe on gay rights

Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi

The outgoing conservative Ugandan Anglican Archbishop, Henry Luke Orombi, has said the Church in Europe and America has lost vision and direction over gay rights and prosperity. He said if the Anglican Church of England elects the gay sympathetic Ugandan-born Archbishop of York, John Sentamu to replace the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams and […]

Call to action – Resist, Reject, Oppose the Anti-homosexuality bill 2009 currently tabled in the Ugandan Parliament

**CALL TO ACTION** The COALITION OF AFRICAN LESBIANS (CAL), a pan African network of lesbian, bisexual and gender non-conforming people, organizations and individuals, calls upon every person who believes in the dignity, equality and freedom of every human being, to take note of and act urgently to halt the Anti-Homosexuality Bill which has just been […]

Frank Mugisha, leading gay activist, condemns Uganda Anti-Gay Bill

Colin Coward and Frank Mugisha at the Kaleidoscope event

Two weeks ago I met Frank Mugisha for the first time, although we had connected on Facebook from time to time. Frank is the director of Sexual Minorities Uganda. We met in the House of Commons at an event organised by Kaleidoscope when Frank spoke alongside Maurice Tomlinson from Jamaica and Pang Khee Teik from […]

Church of Uganda complicit in renewed campaign for Anti-Homosexuality bill

Pastor Martin Ssempa

Gug, the gay Ugandan blogger, was visited by an Anglican friend of his on Sunday morning with a curious tale. There had been a visitor in church and he was given 30 minutes to give a message to the congregation, the message being that the Bahati Anti-Homosexuality bill should become law in Uganda. After 5 […]