One of these cannibals, who had reached a good age, declared of his own free will that during the course of his long and miserable life he had personally killed and eaten, in the most profound secrecy, sixty monks, not to mention several children; the number of the latter he thought was about six, an insignificant total when compared with the enormous mass of ecclesiastics consumed by him.
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In 1875 the jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Court was transferred to the High Court.
Uganda has become a haven for ecclesiastical refugees.