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Pastors in Jinja hold protest, task president to assent to Anti-Gay Bill

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastors in Jinja under their umbrella body of Christian Leaders Fellowship-CLF, on Saturday led a peaceful protest and asked President Yoweri Museveni, to assent to the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. While leading a peaceful protest across different streets in Jinja city, the pastors argued that, …

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Drama as Ugandan pastors differ on special law against homosexuality

Punish violent homosexuality like armed robbery, NGO appeals to Parliament Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pentecostal pastors have differed on a proposed Anti-homosexuality law for Uganda. This came up with Pastors Solomon Male, David Kiganda, and Martin Ssempa appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee that is currently scrutinizing …

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Soroti pastors seek public apology from minister for assaulting clergy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soroti Pastors and Elders Fellowship, an umbrella body for Pentecostal church leaders is seeking a public apology from the State Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Musa Ecweru for allegedly assaulting clergymen in Amuria district.  Ecweru, in the company of his bodyguard, Juma Odiope, reportedly beat up …

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Baptist Union to weed out untrained pastors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Baptist Union in Uganda has started phasing out none trained pastors because of numerous complaints about their conduct. Many untrained preachers and self-styled “prophets” have been at the center of extorting their followers to enrich themselves. Pastor Abel Ssegirinya, the president of the Baptist Union …

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Pastors congratulate Museveni for winning ‘most peaceful’ election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Born Again Pastors have congratulated President Yoweri Museveni for having won what they called the most peaceful election in Uganda’s history.   The Electoral Commission last month declared Museveni as having won the January 2021 elections with 58.38 per cent against his closest rival, Kyagulanyi Sentamu …

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Pastors ask government to reduce taxes on temperature guns

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Pastors in Busoga sub region want government to reduce taxes on temperature guns so as to make them affordable. Standard temperature guns cost between 230,000-250000 Shillings, which some pastors say is too costly since they have spent close to four months without operating. This came …

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Preachers stay clear of politics, focus on poverty fight, hope

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As thousands of Christians around Kampala ushered 2020, the year expected to be filled with political happenings for Uganda, prominent preachers around Kampala steered clear of the subject. Instead, they sold 2020 as a year free of poverty, happy marriages for the unmarried and …

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Pastors petition President Museveni on FBO draft policy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Forum of Pastors has petitioned President Yoweri Museveni to halt the draft Faith Based Organization’s (FBO’s) policy, a legal framework designed to monitor and regulate activities of FBO’s in Uganda. The proposed policy seeks to provide standard guidelines on starting churches, enhance the …

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Pastors loud on gays, silent on corruption

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati In November, 1999, President Museveni ordered the police to arrest homosexuals after it was alleged that two gay men had wedded in a Kampala suburb. Religious leaders welcomed the president’s directive, insisting that homosexuality is not only against the biblical teachings but it goes against African …

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