Tag Archives: Uganda

LGBT+ people and human rights

LGBT+ issues and human rights was the topic of an inspiring gathering at Church recently. Fr Chris and Prossy Kakooza lead the discussion. Fr Chris opened with an interesting whistle stop tour of the legal position of LGBT + people … Continue reading

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Asylum for Robert

Robert, from Uganda, has been granted asylum. This is great news. Robert has thanked the many christian and other organisations which have helped him. St Chrysostom’s has had a part in this. Robert writes saying “Huge thanks to all members … Continue reading

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A Postcard from Buliisa

I have just spent 2 weeks with a group of students on a field trip to Uganda, Admos Chimhowu writes. Many of the students want to work in developing countries after they graduate. Trips like this help them to see … Continue reading

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Prossy gives a very special welcome

St Chrysostom’s is helping host this year’s conference of the Society of Catholic Priests. It’s a privilege to welcome priests from all over the country, and from Wales and Ireland too. One of those who gave a welcome to Manchester … Continue reading

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Sign for Robert to stay

“Hundreds of people in Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have fled the country to escape homophobia and persecution.” (BBC 10th November 2015). Uganda is one of the most repressive countries for gay and lesbian people. This year, … Continue reading

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Two favourite African churches

We’re a wonderfully varied people at St C’s and that’s expressed in lots of different ways, not least in the choice of favourite churches. It’s wonderful to think of the many links we have with brother and sister Christians around … Continue reading

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Holy, Inclusive?

In 1884 a 37 year old man was consecrated Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa in Lambeth Palace chapel. Fifteen months later he was martyred in Uganda, before he actually reached his diocese. James Hannington became an inspiring figure. When news … Continue reading

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