The Anglican Archbishop of the largest province in the Anglican Communion has written a letter to the Anglican Archbishop of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali commending him for his stand against the “erroneous teaching and practice of homosexuality.” The Most Rev. Nicholas D. Okoh, Primate of Nigeria, called on the Ugandan Archbishop to “stand firm in upholding the authentic Gospel and the historic heritage of our Church by rejecting the erroneous teaching and practice of homosexuality.
“We further wish to encourage you to stand firm in your resolve to please God and not men; to remain immovable and to resist all manner of negative foreign influences,” said Archbishop Okoh. He concluded his letter reassuring him of his support, friendship, fellowship and solidarity.
The Anglican Church of Uganda said it may consider breaking away from their mother Church in England if it pressures Uganda over a tough new anti-homosexuality law recently enacted in Uganda.