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Proposed Marriage and Divorce Bill draws church ire: Anglican Ink, April 12, 2013 April 12, 2013

Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, Church of the Province of Uganda, Marriage.

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali

The Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) has called for the rejection of the Domestic Relations Bill  before Parliament arguing that proposals to turn common-law marriages into legally recognized marriages was bad social policy and jeopardized the rights of women.

In a speech delivered on 27 March 2013, the chairman of UJCC, Archbishop Stanley Ntagali — the primate of the church of Uganda – said: “Marriage for us in the Church is not a union of convenience but it is a lifelong partnership that can only be extinguished by the death of the partners.”

Read it all in Anglican Ink.

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