BIDI BIDI REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda (RNS) – 'The church gives them new hope, which is important to refugees and any person who has experienced trauma,' says a counselor.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – Some Ugandan faith leaders say their nation must accept African refugees facing deportation from Israel, while others counter that resettlement would place too heavy a burden on already overtaxed refugee resettlement efforts.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Construction of a temple — a setting for key Mormon blessings allowed nowhere else — is a sign that the church has established strong roots in a region.
(RNS) Pastor Aloysius Bugingo of the House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala ordered the burning of the Good News Bible and the King James Version because they used the words 'Holy Ghost' instead of 'Holy Spirit.'
An intersex rights group says operations carried out in Uganda are unnecessary and sometimes botched, advising parents to wait until after children have reached puberty before making any decisions on surgery.
Ugandan human rights activist Barigye Ambrose profiles religious LGBTI Ugandans and their allies who have stood firm in the face of local homophobia.
(RNS) With the help of some American friends, a Ugandan Jewish community thrives.
(RNS) Clergy worry about prominent and ordinary Christians who seek help from witch doctors and at ancestral shrines.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Anglicans in Kenya are the latest to boycott the meeting, following Uganda and Nigeria.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A Pepperdine legal expert helps exonerate a Ugandan man falsely accused of murder. Now a book and a documentary film tell their story.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of Uganda said that unless "godly order" is restored he cannot participate in any official meeting of the communion.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Engaging Africa's youth is the focus of the trip. But concerns over the pope’s safety have emerged, especially in the Central African Republic, where there has been ongoing violence since a 2013 coup.
"If the Pope was here and talking about love, compassion and equality for everyone, Ugandans will listen," said one activist.
(RNS) A federal lawsuit lodged by a Ugandan LGBT advocacy group alleges Scott Lively conspired with Ugandan religious and political leaders to incite anti-gay sentiment resulting in discrimination, arrest, torture and murder in that country.
ENTEBBE, Uganda (Reuters) Several dozen Ugandans marked Gay Pride on Saturday, cheering that such a parade could go ahead in a country that only last year tried to impose long jail terms for gay sex.