By Spy Uganda
Kabale: Retired Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali has been summoned by Kabale High Court after being dragged to court by a reverend accusing him of mercilessly smashing his wife Judith Tukamuhabwa to cabbages without considering his most reputable clergy ranks.
In a multimillion lawsuit filed on the 26th April 2021 before the Chief Magistrates Court of Kabale, Rev Christopher Tugumehabwe demands Shs500m from Archbishop Ntagali for ”general damages to wit- loss of dignity, marriage break down, stress, trauma, embarrassment, loss of privacy, loss of his job as a lecturer at Bishop Barham University collage and minimal chances to rise in the clergy ranks.”
It is against this background that Kabale High Court summoned Ntagali earlier this week noting thus;
”Whereas the above petitioner (Rev Tugumehabwe) has filed a petition for damages, a copy of which is attached; you are hereby summoned to appear in this court in person or by an agent on the July 14 …Take notice that in default of your so doing, the petition will be heard and determined in your absence.”
It’s worth noting that Rev.Tukamuhabwa run to court a day after Ntagali had just publicly confessed and thought an apology from Anglican bishops, selected priests, and Christians who gathered at Namirembe Cathedral to mark the 60th anniversary of the Church of Uganda self-governance.
“On Christmas Eve 1974 as a young man I gave my life to the Lord Jesus Christ, and I still love the Lord because he has loved me and I have loved to serve him over the years. Sadly, I fell into the sin of adultery and I confessed to the Lord to forgive me and I want the church to forgive me,” he confessed.
”My brother bishops, all our partners, brothers and sisters in the vineyard of the lord, the entire church of Uganda and all our partners all over the world. I apologize to Reverend Christopher and his wife Judith. I want to remain closer to Jesus. I want to continue standing on that solid rock,” apologized for the man of God.
Ntagali’s adultery scandal came to the public in January when Kazimba suspended him from performing priestly duties -noting that the Church of Uganda sees adultery as immoral as homosexuality and that they cannot shy away from their commitment to moral standards.