Uganda’s faith leaders wade into country’s alarming drug crisis
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) — In a nation plagued by alcohol and drug abuse, faith leaders urge the government to partner with the church to raise awareness and treat young addicts.
Ugandans line the streets ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) Some waited more than 12 hours along the route outside Entebbe International Airport.
Some African Catholics call on pope to let priests marry
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) In a society that places a high value on marriage and childbearing, some in Africa hope to present Pope Francis with a petition this week asking that priests be allowed to wed.