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Ugandan Anglican bishop praises anti-gay law

Ugandan Anglican bishop praises anti-gay law

UPDATED: Gays and lesbians afraid in Uganda.

Members of Uganda’s lesbian and gay community fear they’ll be persecuted even more than they are, as Arwa Damon reports.


Depressing news from Uganda, Bishop Luwalira praised the Parliament for passing the anti-gay law:

From NTVUganda:

The Anglican Church has applauded Parliament for standing firm and passing the contentious the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. While giving a Christmas sermon at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe, Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira said Parliament should continue to protect the country’s conservative customs. He also asked Parliament to pass a law, which outlaws abortion. As Agness Nandutu reports, other pentecostal churches also added their voice against homosexuality in Uganda.

He can be contacted here:

Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira

Namirembe Diocese

P.O.Box 14297

Kampala, UGANDA

+256 712 942 161

namid@infocom.co.ug

h/t to Joe, My God.

Wonder when or if the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will speak to this?

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tobias haller

Well, there goes Kampala’s bid for the summer Olympics… but then again…

tgflux

Per usual, I first heard about this (obscenity) on a secular LGBT site. The evil that occurs in Uganda (or anywhere) doesn’t stay there. While the biggest crime is against Ugandan LGBTs (of course), a second victim is the mission of the Christ’s Gospel. How can we who have ever (in any way) been known as “Anglican” ever wash off the vicarious blood? Kyrie eleison…

JC Fisher

John D

This is beyond discouraging, and I expect no prophetic statement from ++Cantaur. It is what it is, and we will just have to celebrate secular support for GLBT Christians in the West, praying that the Church eventually figures it out. No one is dying of malnutrition or easily-preventable infectious diseases in Uganda, right(sic)?

John Donnelly

Jeffrey Cox

The real question is whether the US will have economic or military sanctions based on this act.

Ronald Caldwell

Just wondering what passages from the Gospels the prelate used to justify his condemnation of others. Our Lord said not a word about homosexuality. Bigotry, discrimination, and prejudice are not Christian virtues–in Uganda or anywhere else. Haven’t African already suffered more than their share of such ugliness? Jesus excluded no one at all. In the Gospels, the only ones who refused to follow him did so by their own choices, not because He condemned them.

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