Ntagali celebrates last Easter as Archbishop

This year’s Easter celebrations at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero in Kampala came with a message of farewell from the Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali who by this time next year will have retired from the position.

Ntagali who replaced Henry Luke Orombi in December 2012 told worshippers during his Easter Sunday homily that this is his last Easter he was presiding over at the helm of Anglican Church in Uganda.

“I’m about to make 65 years. Our C.O.U constitution says once you make 65 you don’t add even a day. You retire immediately.  You have loved and supported us for the last 37 years,” Ntagali said.

He asked Christians to pray for Uganda, which he said is characterised by rampant corruption, murders, conflict and land grabbing.

“Our country is faced with many challenges like corruption, murders and land grabbing. Our neighboring countries are in conflicts. We need to pray and preach the message of Christ’s resurrection,” Ntagali said.

He challenged Christians to use the risen Christ to promote peace and harmony in their homes, workplaces and communities where they live.

Ntagali also asked Christians to pray for church leaders such as the newly appointed Bishop of Soroti diocese who is waiting for enthronement.