Christian leaders around the world, particularly in the Anglican Communion, are being urged to condemn proposed legislation in Uganda which would introduce the death penalty for certain consensual homosexual acts.
The Anglican Communion must oppose legislation which dehumanises, fails to protect, and makes pastoral care impossible for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, says Colin Coward. This is a moment of truth.
What Christians do, or fail to do, regarding the abusive new anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda will affect their ability to witness to a God who does not abandon the abused and exploited, says Savi Hensman.
Gulu in northern Uganda looks as peaceful as any small African town, writes Fredrick Nzwili. However, its inhabitants now have to come to terms with the terrible crimes that were committed here during 22 years of civil war.
The plight of people displaced by war is the key topic of a "Living Letters" churches visit to Uganda, which began yesterday and continues through to 2 November. The country has returned to civil rule after years of dictatorship.
Since achieving independence in 1964, Ugandans have suffered at the hands of two different dictators. Several hundred thousand people lost their lives, and schools, hospitals, roads and industries were destroyed during the long years of conflict. Sponsor a child in Uganda here