Uganda, April 7 -- Government is set to fine tune a policy aimed at guiding the registration and regulation of religious and faith organisations (RFOs) including churches.

Government cites the need to put in place a comprehensive mechanism to guide its engagements with the RFOs and cites the increase in cases of manipulation and exploitation of followers by the leaders, which has in some cases resulted into loss of property and lives, disunity among the faithful, increased domestic violence, family breakdowns, among others, as some of the issues that have forced its hand.

The plan is bound to be met with opposition, but all right thinking Ugandans must support it.

In recent weeks some of the leaders in the RFO and their children have b...