Naimanhe noted that prisoners irrespective of their present circumstances are children of God, who deserve compassion and spiritual nourishment, just like it is the case with other people across the world.
To ensure the safety of the pilgrims, significant deployment of both police and UPDF personnel was observed along the roadsides, major highways, and the new bridge. The pilgrimage commenced with a march in Jinja city's central business district, featuring three bands and resonating with Christian hymns as the pilgrims prepared for their walk.
On Wednesday, Wamika will hand over the cross to Namugongo Basilica. He will then preside over the first mass, welcoming pilgrims from various parts of the country and outside Uganda ahead of the Martyrs Day celebrations on June 3rd, 2023. The cross serves as a reminder of Jesus Christ's suffering during his crucifixion at Calvary.
According to Isanga, the church can only have the moral conviction to resist homosexuality when financially dependent on in-house solutions like involvement in agriculture and other small-scale industries to boost their incomes for development, which over time can help them to resist conditional funding aimed at promoting immorality.
It is alleged that Bonnke, staged their first mega gospel crusade in Jinja district, however, the then central government representative, Cleophas Karashani, pulled him off the pulpit, accusing him of sound pollution and deterring people from working.
In her message delivered by Dorothy Kissaka, the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA during the Busoga convocation family meeting held at Busoga Square in Jinja City, the first lady noted that several families have suffered immense challenges throughout the lockdown.
Godfrey Mwesigwa, the chairperson of Jinja Christian leaders’ fellowship says that, they have been registering cases of manipulation, where presumed pastors extort money from believers, with promises of making miracles in their lives, which are never realized.
Theodoros II tasked Orthodox Christians to safeguard church land, but also promote brotherhood within the circles of believers subscribing to other religious denominations, arguing that such acts fulfill Christ’s plans for humanity.
The Busoga Muslim regional Khadhi, Hussein Bowa, says that some of the terms in the circular banks warrant borrowers to pay high interest rates, which has partly deterred small business owners from accessing their much-desired credit facilities in fear of the repercussions.
Addressing mourners at the sendoff of the fallen Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC chairperson, Dr. Abdulkadir Balonde at Wantunda village in Busedde sub-county on Tuesday, Mubaje argued that several Muslim clerics have acquired doctorates in Islamic studies and it’s prudent for them to use their expertise to serve the Muslim community.
Prossy Babalanda, a pastor attached to Ntinda victory family center told the meeting that she can’t afford the equipment required for reopening because she entirely depends on believers to finance their operations.
Mafabi who consecrated Isanga in 2013 says that his successor has abandoned the set doctrines of tolerance and non-violence while overseeing the church activities, and as such, he cannot watch him mislead the congregation.