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Intensify fight against corruption - Ntagali
Publish Date: Aug 20, 2014
Intensify fight against corruption - Ntagali
Archbishop, Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali greeting the Speaker of Parliament after the opening of the assembly. PHOTO/Godfrey Ojore
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By Godfrey Ojore   

Church of Uganda archbishop, Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali, has challeged government to get tough in the fight against corruption, human sacrifices and human trafficking among other vices.


Ntagali said the moral decay in the society  impacts on communities calling upon leaders of the church to be on the forefront to stem evils.


“East African Revival has been the backbone of our faith in the Church of Uganda, unfortunately the light of revival is getting dim and the church is increasingly becoming overtaken by the contemporary waves of evil,” Ntagali said.

Retried archbishop Nkyonyo(L) and other bishops at the assembly in Mukono. . PHOTO/ Godfrey Ojore 


He made the remarks at the Provincial Assembly at Nkoyoyo Hall at Uganda Christian University Mukono.
The Provincial Assembly is the supreme governing body for the Church of Uganda and meets once in in 2 years.

 
It comprises of House of Laity, a House of Clergy, and a House of Bishops, with each diocese sending representatives to each House. 


The assembly was opened by the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, who appealed to the church leaders to support Parliament in its work to restore good morals.
 

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