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    Pope Francis Changes Lord’s Prayer: Pontiff Changes ‘Lead Us Not Into Temptation’ In Jesus’ Prayer

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    Pope Francis has changed the Lord’s Prayer after criticising the English translation for implying that God – not Satan – leads people into temptation.

    Francis approved an alteration the line ‘lead us not into temptation’ which now reads ‘do not let us fall into temptation’, which is closer to the French translation.

    Speaking about the change back in 2017, Francis said: ‘It’s Satan who leads us into temptation, that’s his department.’

    The pontiff continued: ‘I am the one who falls. It’s not him pushing me into temptation to then see how I have fallen.

    ‘A father doesn’t do that, a father helps you to get up immediately.’  The change comes after 16 years of research by Biblical scholars, and corrects what they believe was an error when the prayer was translated.

    It is thought that Jesus originally spoke the prayer in Aramaic, before it was translated into Greek and other languages. The English version of the prayer is derived from the Greek translation.

    The Greek word in question, eisenenkes, is found in the original New Testament in Matthew 6:13.

    Francis also approved changes to The Gloria from ‘Peace on earth to people of good will’ to ‘Peace on Earth to people beloved by God.’

    During the General Assembly of the Episcopal Conference of Italy, President Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti announced the approval of a third edition of the Messale Romano in May, ‘in the wake of the liturgical reform.’ The Bible has been edited many times over the years as errors were discovered with translating the ancient work.

    Perhaps the most infamous version, Robert Barker’s King James Bible, published in 1611, omitted a key word from the seventh commandment. In that edition the commandment read ‘thou shalt commit adultery’. The correct version is, of course, ‘thou shalt not commit adultery’.

    Source: Daily Mail

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    PICTURES:  Pastor Bujjingo Fills Up Kololo Grounds During Independence Night Prayers; Pr. Kayiwa Asks His Brother Kato Lubwama To Get Saved…

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    Thousands of believers flocked Kololo Independence grounds to Pray, Praise and worship the Almighty God.

    This was during the Independence Night prayers organised by House of Prayer Ministries International pastor, Aloysious Bujjingo.

    Believers from different parts of the country and abroad withstood the rain to worship and pray from Friday 6:00am to Saturday 6:00am.

    Independence night prayers are organized every year every year towards independence.

    Pr. Bujjingo revealed that just like Uganda was able to get independence in 1962 from the British, he decided to organise these prayers to pray for believers so that they are liberated from whatever is distressing their lives.

    The theme for this year’s prayers was ‘Pursue, Overtake and Recover All’, from 1 Samuel 30:8 where King David inquired from God concerning launching an attack on Israel’s enemy, the Amalekites, “Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And He answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.”

    Pr. Bujjingo told believers that through constant prayer, trust and faith in the Almighty God, He will give them victory in anything that they need and pray for including fighting their enemies both seen and unseen just like He did for David.

    He further told believers to always depend and rely fully on God for a good life here on earth and also for the inheritance of eternal life.

    Believers were seen in deep prayer with some rolling on the floor as they were delivered from demons.

    During prayers, Pr. Bujjingo invited his spiritual father, Pr. Simeon Kayiwa, the Vice Chancellor for Kayiwa University who appreciated him so much for saving his brother former Member of Parliament, Kato Lubwama.

    Through a song, Pr. Simeon noted that Lubwama loves Pr. Bujjingo so much that he (Lubwama) tried to understand how to pray.

    “I know most of you people were not aware that Kato Lubwama is my biological brother and that we share the same mother,” he said.

    He added, “I know he is not saved but I believe one day he will because he loves you (Bujjingo) so much. Thank you for loving him too.”

    Bujjingo prayed through the rain which started at 2:00pm and stopped at 5;00pm leaving many socked in water but that did not stop them from worshiping and praying to God.

    During the night prayers at 11:00pm, Bujjingo introduced his wife, Suzan Makula and the couple excited believers when they danced the “kinyarwanda dance”.

    Over 2000 people gave their lives to Jesus Christ.

     

    By Kalamira Hope

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    Seventh Day Adventist Church Uganda Receives New Archbishop….

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    Pastor Dr. Ruguri Blasious (R), the president of the East and Central Africa Division and outgoing SDA Uganda Archbishop Daniel Matte (L)

    The Uganda Seventh-Day Adventist Church are celebrating getting a new Archbishop replacing Pastor Daniel Matte.

    Pastor Moses Ndimukika was voted by eleven presidents of the East and Central Africa Division which was held in Nairobi Kenya.

    Pastor Dr. Ruguri Blasious, the president of the East and Central Africa Division chaired the committee that elected Ndimukaka.

    Other countries sitting on the Association include DRC, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

    Ndimukika has been serving as the Executive Secretary of Uganda Union Mission.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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    EXCLUSIVE: How Mufti Mubajje, Hajji Mugalu, Hajji Nadduli  Used Millitary Tactics And Kanyamas To Survive Impeachment Over Corruption, Extortion Allegations…

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    Al-Hajji Abdul Nadduli (L) the chairperson of the UMSC Executive and Sheikh Shaban Mubajje (R)

    Upon getting information on Monday morning that a section of the members from the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) General Assembly were planning a clandestine move to impeach him from the office of the Mufti, Sheikh Shaban Ramathan Mubajje decided to use Luweero tactics.

    Mubajje summoned an emergency meeting at his Supreme Council offices in Old Kampala to strategize on how to overcome angry members who were accusing him of corruption, extortion, abuse of office by selling Muslim properties illegally.

    The tense meeting was attended by Mugalu, Al-Hajji Abdul Nadduli, the chairperson of the UMSC Executive, Hajji Abdul Kiyimba, the former Kyengera town council chairperson among others.

    Credible sources who attended the early morning meeting revealed that Nadduli was given strict orders not to allow any member to bring a motion which is not on the agenda.

    Sources further revealed that Hajji Kiyimba was given instructions to coordinate security and not to allow any person who is not a member of the General Assembly to enter into the meeting room including journalists.

    Sources added that immediately after the meeting, Kiyimba made several phone calls to security chiefs asking them to give him security at the UMSC General Assembly claiming that they had got wind of a plot by a section of members who planned to disrupt the meeting.

    Old Kampala police station commander ASP Tyson Rutambika took over security which included commandos from the police’s counter terrorism department and from the field police.

    Hajji Kiyimba was also seen entering UMSC headquarters with a number of ‘kanyamas’ who he instructed to take control of all doors that enter the meeting room, “I heard him telling them to carryout anyone who tried to bring commotion in the room,” a source disclosed.

    As the security preparations were going on, the Delegates who wanted to impeach Mubajje were busy signing the impeachment paper and by 8am on Monday, 147 out of the 200 delegates had appended their signatures and were determined to indict Allah’s man Mubajje.

    Sources divulged that while all this was happening, Mubajje was in his office making panicky phone calls to various people.

    Meanwhile, his men were planning on how to frustrate the impeachment move.

    They sent some of their men to masquerade as members of the general assembly who wanted to sign the impeachment papers, when they gave them papers to sign, they ran away with them and the architects of the impeachment process started running after them.

    “Security allowed them to go with the papers out of the premises of UMSC and the architects of the impeachment feared to run after them out of the UMSC headquarters,” a source said.

    Sources revealed that upon learning that the impeachment papers were stolen, the Mubajje team started announcing on the microphone that time had reached for the general assembly to start.

    Sources divulged that the members who wanted to impeach Mubajje and friends entered the meeting room in a cold mood and one of the old sheikh advised them to avoid making any commotion in the room.

    “My sons don’t fight, I remember very well what happened here in 1994, when Jamil Mukulu attacked us to take over the UMSC management by force. A policeman was killed and a police dog was also slaughtered, so let us avoid that” a senior sheikh quoted one of his colleagues warning some angry members.

    Sheikh Muhammad Irumba, one of the Sheikhs who were behind Mubajje’s impeachment said that Mubajje won the battle but the war is still on.

    He explained that they have petitioned the High Court Civil Division Kampala seeking a declaration that whatever was done in the general assembly was illegal.

    They want court to declare that the actions done by Mubajje, Nadduli and Mugalu were illegal and that they are holding the offices at UMSC illegally.

    When contacted, Mugalu insisted that whatever was done at the general assembly was legal and bidding.

    “You know even at wedding parties such angry people attend, so at the general assembly, we heard of such people but the assembly was handled peacefully and members appreciated the organising committee which I chaired myself,” Mugalu said.

    On the issue of the heavy security which threatened some members of the general assembly, he defended the move saying that as organizers, they were supposed to provide security to members which is normal.

    He declined to comment about allegations that him, together with Mubajje bribed the Joint Session Committee with Shs.9m to reinstated him as the Secretary General after being dismissed by the Executive Committee on allegations of corruption, exhortation, corruption and abuse of office.

    This is the third time Mubajje is surviving impeachment. In 2008 and 2010, he was consecutively impeached by the general assembly but he refused to vacate the office claiming that he was illegally impeached.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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