Exclusive: Father Anthony Musaala speaks about his suspension by Ugandan Catholic Archbishop


“I realized that it was good old fashioned c\Catholic prejudice towards homosexuality, or those who seem to be homosexual.”

By Melanie Nathan, March 20, 2013.

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 10.31.28 PMAfter Ugandan Catholic cleric Fr. Anthony Musaala authored an open letter To Bishops, Priests and Laity, entitled “The failure of Celibate Chastity among Diocesan Priests” accusing his Catholic Church colleagues in Uganda of sexual immorality and crimes, and was suspended by the Archbishop of Uganda, he spoke to me, noting “I am afraid the Archbishop has done his worst.” ( See the letter at http://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2013/03/20/ugandan-catholic-priest-suspended-for-speaking-out-against-sexual-immorality/)

The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga retaliated against Fr. Musaala with a Ferendae sententiae penalty as prescribed by Catholic Can.1314., suspending Father Anthony Musaala because he made his accusations public in the media, where, according to the Archbishop, he allegedly “damaged the good morals of Catholic believers and further expressed a wrong teaching against the Catholic Church’s teaching.”

Father Musaala…

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About Mercy

Mercy is a public health and humanitarian practitioner, strategist and community educator and mobilizer, blogger, HIV/AIDS and Social Justice/Human Rights Activist who is courageously advocating for the Dignity, Health Equity and non-discrimination of all Marginalized and Vulnerable Social Groups by fighting the prevalent HIV, the widespread Homophobia and other forms of socio-economic exclusions/injustice in Ethiopia. He is also the co-founder and director of the pioneer; Rainbow-Ethiopia Health and Human Rights Initiative, the one and only LGBTI Health and Human rights organization in Ethiopia Please feel free to Contact him at: rainbow-ethiopia@mail.com Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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