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Bishop Franzelli Calls On Christians To Emulate The Holly Family Against GBV

martes, 07 de febrero de 2017

By Ojok jimmy

The Bishop of Lira Diocese Rt. Rev Bishop Joseph Franzeli has called upon people in Lango sub region to desist from acts of domestic violence and embrace peace building initiatives in their homes.

The Lord Bishop made the remarks while opening a one day Gender based sensitization training for priests and catechist of all the parishes in Lira . Bishop said that it is a sin for one to beat up his wife or chase her a way from home noting that where there are conflicts there is no peace; advising husbands and wives to emulate the life of Joseph and Mary if peace is to prevail in their lives.

Meanwhile the National facilitator in the Fight against Domestic violence, Mr John Peter Odyek explained that they chose to train the Clergy so that they can go and sensitize their communities against the dangers of domestic violence.

He identified some of elements that lead to domestic violence. Saraphino Consekta Ogwal who is one of the facilitators advised people against domestic violence and encouraged them to fight poverty.

Lango sub region is one of the regions in Uganda with the highest statics of domestic violence.