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Muhabura diocese gets new Bishop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda elected Reverend Canon Godfrey Mbitse as the third Bishop of Muhabura Diocese. According to a statement issued by the Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon William Ogeng, the election took place at Mukono. The Bishop-elect will be consecrated …

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Church of Uganda, Global South Anglicans denounce Canterbury

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Church of Uganda and the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches (GSFA) have finally denounced Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury as the head of the global Anglican Church. “The GFSA is no longer able to recognize the present Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Hon & …

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Museveni, Church of Uganda condemn same-sex relationships

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Church of Uganda has re-emphasized its stance on denouncing homosexuality, a few days after the Church of England pronounced that its priests will be permitted to bless the civil marriages of same-sex couples. Speaking during the 4th anniversary of St. Janani Luwum in Wiigweng …

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Church of Uganda starts process to split from Canterbury

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Church of Uganda has started a process to officially split from Canterbury, the seat of the Anglican Church worldwide following its decision to allow priests bless same-sex marriages and civil partnerships. (read full statement bottom) In its Thursday vote, the national assembly of the …

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Tribal conflicts eating up Church of Uganda – Bishop Rwobusisi

Fort Portal, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop Emeritus of Cyangugu Diocese in Rwanda Geoffrey Rwobusisi has expressed disappointment following the increasing tribal conflict in the church. Bishop Rwobusisi says that tribalism is a very dangerous vice that has been slowly eating up Uganda but what is more worrying is …

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Church advised to strive for financial independence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Church of Uganda has been advised to stop seeking donations but strive for its own financial independence. This advice was given by Dr. James Mwangi, the Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Holdings while addressing the 26 Provincial Assembly held at Uganda Christian University, Mukono. …

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Anglican church investigates misuse of liturgical attires

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Church of Uganda has set up a committee to investigate the misuse of the church liturgical vestments (official attire) by clerics from different denominations, the Archbishop Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has revealed. He was responding to concerns raised by Ronald Musoke, the chancellor of Mukono …

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NDA, Church of Uganda sign MoU to curb drug abuse in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Church of Uganda to curb drug and substance abuse in Anglican secondary schools. At an event held on Wednesday, the Archbishop Church of Uganda Stephen Samuel Kazimba Mugalu said this school-based drug …

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Kansai Plascon contributes Shs20m towards Church House

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kansai Plascon, Uganda’s paint company has contributed a sum of Shs20million to support Church of Uganda in reducing the debt it incurred during construction of Church House. The contribution was handed over to the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and Bishop of Kampala Rt. …

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Church of Uganda elects new Bishops for Kigezi, Kumi Diocese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda has elected the Venerable Gaddie Akanjuna as the new Bishop of Kigezi Diocese. He will replace the Rt. Rev. George Bagamuhunda, who announced last year that he will retire early from active Church service on grounds …

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