The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda l Stanley Ntagali has warned religious leaders in the country against participating in the political affairsof the country warning that their call is different from serving earthly politics.
“Religious leaders should not involve themselves in political issues of the country and concentrate on word of God because politics is not among their calling,” Ntagali said.
He was speaking during the Ruwenzori diocesan East African revival and convention and celebration of 81 years of salvation at St. John’s cathedral in Fort Portal town on Friday.
“As religious leaders, our role is to preach the gospel of peace and salvation not criticizing political issues in the country. We need to pray for our political leaders and peace in the country. Political leaders will bring themselves to churches for salvation,” he said.
On the same note His Grace Ntagali declared September 9th as a Sunday to pray for peace in the country due prevailing political conditions in the country.
He urged Ugandans more especially religious leaders of the church of Uganda to pray for politicians, peace and everything happening in the country.
He said Uganda is one of the most corrupt countries in the whole world, stating that even families are not spared from the vice. He urged people to work hard to end it starting from the family level.
He warned men who goes and spend money in the bar leaving family on empty stomach saying it is also form of corruption.
“Some people think corruption is just misusing government money. No, there is a lot of corruption in our families which needs to be addressed,” he said