Hon. Nsaba Buturo promotes Anti-Homosexual Bill at The Call Uganda – AUDIO

What follows is audio and a transcription of a speech given by Hon. Dr. Nsaba Buturo at The Call Uganda, May 2, 2010. He spoke just after Lou Engle spoke. The audio was provided by Michael Wilkerson. The first sentence of Hon. Buturo’s speech was not recorded. Hon. Buturo’s speech is interspersed with translation into what I assume is Lugandan. Words I am guessing at are underlined.  Text:Because of the changing circumstance we have in our day, we now feel that the law … [Read more...]

Ugandan religious leaders speak out against the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

There are many problems still here but this statement represents some movement. The consensus for the Anti-Homosexuality Bill as written appears to be waning.Position of ICRCUTuesday, 9th March, 2010IRCU is an initiative that brings together different religious institutions to address issues of common concern.Its membership comprises of the Roman Catholic Church in Uganda, the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, the Church of Uganda, the Uganda Orthodox Church and the Seventh Day … [Read more...]

ABC News: Anti-Homosexuality Bill causes global uproar

Tonight, Nightline is covering Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The preview is an article on the ABC News website, extensively quoting Martin Ssempa and Scott Lively.First a catchy way to begin a news story:Standing onstage in black velvet robes, despite the stifling heat in the open-air church, Pastor Martin Ssempa's face is a mask of disgust."Anal licking!," he shouts, directing the crowd's attention to the images of hardcore gay pornography that he's projecting via his laptop. … [Read more...]

Uganda: What a difference a year makes

A year ago in early March, we were talking about Uganda. We are still talking about Uganda.On March 2, I posted this:I decided to post about this after reading an article about an upcoming (this weekend) conference in Uganda on homosexuality. The article begins:Parents to train on how to handle homosexuality issuesFamily Life Network and other stakeholders in Uganda have organized a three-day seminar to provide what they termed as reliable and up to date information so that people … [Read more...]

Uganda pastors task force video response to Rick Warren

In case the letter did not get across the message, here is the video from the Uganda National Pastors Task Force Against Homosexuality. According to Pastor Ssempa, Rick Warren's encyclical is having some effect there, prompting this response.First, the brief introduction and then I will embed the videos.UGANDA NATIONAL PASTORS TASK FORCE AGAINST HOMOSEXUALITYTask-force Chair: Martin Ssempa PhDfamilypolicycenter@gmail.comThe Islamiic Office of Social Welfare in … [Read more...]

NARTH: Forced therapy unethical and ineffective

In the recent letter from the Ugandan National Pastors Task Force Against Homosexuality to Rick Warren, the Task Force disclosed that the Uganda Joint Christian Council agreed to support the Anti-Homosexuality Bill with the following amendments:a. We suggested reduction of the sentence to 20 years instead of the death penalty for the offense of aggravated homosexuality.b. We suggested the inclusion of regulations in the law to govern provision of counseling and rehabilitation to … [Read more...]

Uganda National Pastors Task Force Against Homosexuality demand apology from Rick Warren

Just now, Martin Ssempa sent an email to me and several others including Rick Warren and Christianity Today with this statement. It is similar but not identical to the letter Christianity Today published on Thursday, the 17th. In this letter, the coalition discloses that 20 ministers met and read Rick Warren's encyclical. It appears they did not consider Warren's theological points but rather responded with a defense of the bill as written.UGANDA NATIONAL PASTORS TASK FORCE AGAINST … [Read more...]

Homosexuality: we can still avoid foreign bad press – removed from Ugandan website

UPDATE: The link was changed and the article is still available on the Uganda Media Centre.The following article was posted briefly on the official Uganda Media Centre and then removed late the same day. Here the cache version which won't last long. I have a saved version as well. It seems quite possible that there are competing views within the leadership of Uganda about the best way to resolve the Anti-Homosexuality Bill problem.  I post it since it has been removed but yet may reflect one … [Read more...]


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