Delivering his Easter Message at his office on Rugarama hill on Saturday, the Kigezi Diocesan Bishop George Bagamuhunda said that it was unfortunate that people "created in God's image" could choose to end their own lives.
The rising cases
of suicide in Greater Kabale have drawn the attention of Bishops. At least
eight people have committed suicide by hanging in Kabale and Rubanda district in a space of one month and two weeks.
Two people with mental illness were also
found dead in Kabale town about a fortnight ago.
Easter Message at his office on Rugarama hill on Saturday, the Kigezi Diocesan
Bishop George Bagamuhunda said that it was unfortunate that people
"created in God's image" could choose to end their own lives.
asked Christians to renew their faith in God and lay down all life’s burdens to
Jesus Christ, as the only source of hope.
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Johnson Bakashaba, the overseer of Revival Terbanacle Ministries on the other
hands said many people have come to him with broken hearts and frustration caused
by the lockdown due to COVID 19.
them to use the Easter period to cry to the risen Jesus Christ instead of
ending their own lives.
Aloysius Kiiza, the overseer of Lift up Jesus Global Ministries said he was
deeply concerned not only about the suicide cases but also the increase in
He cited two
incidents in which a man and an elderly woman both mentally ill were found
murdered in a similar fashion in Kabale town about two weeks ago.
said Ugandans should use the Easter holidays to repent their sins, turn back to
God and plead for salvation.