The fact that four centuries had neither proved it to be founded on a mistake, inspired any hatred of its purpose, nor given rise to any reaction that had battered it down, invested this simple grey effort of old minds with a repose, if not a grandeur, which a too curious reflection was apt to disturb in its ecclesiastical and military compeers.
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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.