Church of Uganda will uphold Road to Lambeth Statement

For Immediate Release
30th May 2007
In response to the recent announcement that the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Rowan Williams, has sent out invitations to the 2008 Lambeth Conference of Bishops, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi, made this statement:
On 9th December 2006, the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda, meeting in Mbale, resolved unanimously to support the CAPA Road to Lambeth statement, which, among other things, states, “We will definitely not attend any Lambeth Conference to which the violators of the Lambeth Resolution are also invited as participants or observers.”
We note that all the American Bishops who consented to, participated in, and have continued to support the consecration as bishop of a man living in a homosexual relationship have been invited to the Lambeth Conference.  These are Bishops who have violated the Lambeth Resolution 1.10, which rejects “homosexual practice as incompatible with Scripture” and “cannot advise the legitimising or blessing of same sex unions nor ordaining those involved in same gender unions.”
Accordingly, the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda stands by its resolve to uphold the Road to Lambeth.


The Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi
ARCHBISHOP OF CHURCH OF UGANDA.

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  1. Graham Kings Says:

    I have posted some comments and links on the provenance and authority of the CAPA ‘Road to Lambeth’ report on the Fulcrum forum thread: ‘Lambeth Absentees?’

    http://www.fulcrum-anglican.org.uk/forum/thread.cfm?thread=3711

  2. Lee Anderson Says:

    Your Grace, Thank you for your faithfulness. Peace be to you, Bishop Joel Obetia, and the Church in Uganda.

  3. william1 Says:

    Good, the provinces who keep to Scripture have started to show this clearly. May our Lord guide and protect them.