Publish Date: Jun 29, 2015
HIS Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala, presiding over celebrations to mark 120 years of Nsambya Catholic Parish on Sunday, called upon the faithful to eschew sexual immorality, telling them “you were not created to use condoms”.
In a homily, replete with biblical allusions, the Cardinal, also Emeritus Archbishop of
stressed the importance of life, and the need for Christians to give ultimate
value to this very precious gift from God. Kampala
“We know how it (HIV/AIDS) is transmitted. We know how it can be avoided. HIV/AIDS is not contracted like we contract flu. It can be avoided,” said the Cardinal to hundreds of faithful attending the celebrations.
in their campaign against homosexuality.
On Monday, thousands of Ugandans rallied in Kampala to celebrate the recent passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Act, a law targeting Uganda's LGBT community with harsh legal sanctions and possible life imprisonment. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who signed the act into law in late February, spoke at the rally and denounced oral sex, "sodomy," and Western threats to withdraw aid from the East African country. He was joined by Catholic, Anglican, Muslim, and other religious leaders, who echoed Museveni's condemnations of homosexuality.