UGANDA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UGANDA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250360-68/law-court-gay-anti.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250360-68/law-court-gay-anti.html.csp">Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. Activists erupted in cheers after the court ruled the law “null and void,” but some cautioned that the fight was not over: The state could appeal the ruling in the Supreme Court and legislators might try to reintroduce new anti-gay measures. The law provided jail terms up to life for th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503602014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:57:24 MDT Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp">Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY and FREDRICK NZWILI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T14:10:07.351-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • After 20 years of turmoil and angry debate, the General Synod of the Church of England said “yes” Monday to women bishops. The first could be named by year’s end with the appointment of at least three additional women sometime in 2015, say senior church officials. The General Synod is the three-tier governing body of the Church of England. It is made up of bishops, clergy and laity. At a meeting in York, the General Synod gave final approval to legislation introducing the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183914@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:10:07 MDT