The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace Stanley Ntagali has condemned the recent violence in Rwenzori region where several lives were lost last month.
Speaking at the consecration and enthronement of the new bishop of Bunyoro Kitara diocese Rt. Rev Samuel Kahuma at St Peters Cathedral in Hoima municipality, Ntagali said the church would not wish to see more bloodshed in Kasese or any part of the country.
He said the conflicting parties should explore dialogue and other peaceful means of resolving
Earlier yesterday while addressing a concregation in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb, the Arch Bishop of Kampala Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the Catholic Church also told government to desist from using an iron hand on Rwenzuru King Charles Wesly Omubere and his followers and instead hold peace dialogue.
More than 46 people were killed last week when a joint force of police and army raided Omubere’s palace in Kasese leaving most of the structures destroyed.
Omubere’s guards are accused of killing 16 police men.