Anglican Church of Kenya conducts anti-gay purge

Sigh, ruining lives and working against social justice is not the kind of religion the world needs…

76 CRIMES

In a press conference today, Bishop Joseph Kagunda of the Anglican Church of Kenya announces the suspension of five priest accused of homosexual activity. (Photo courtesy of Nairobi News) In a press conference today, Bishop Joseph Kagunda of the Anglican Church of Kenya announces the suspension of five priest accused of homosexual activity. (Photo courtesy of Nairobi News)

The Anglican Church of Kenya has suspended five priests suspected of engaging in homosexual activity.

One of the five is a senior clergyman at St. Andrew’s Anglican Parish in Nyeri, central Kenya. Others are from the towns of Othaya, Karatina and Murang’a in the Mt. Kenya West Diocese.

The organization Changing Attitude Kenya, which seeks acceptance of LGBTI people in the church, criticized the suspensions.

“From where I stand, it is unchristian to discriminate against others in church. We have the freedom of worship regardless of our sexual orientation. Where is God’s love in all this?” said the Rev. Kenneth Changes, Nairobi-based director of Changing Attitude Kenya. “The church is trying to divide us on sexual orientation, which is not acceptable…

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