Suspended Kenyan priest: I am not homosexual

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The Rev. John Njogu Gachau (Photo by Kibata Kihu courtesy of Standard Digital) The Rev. John Njogu Gachau (Photo by Kibata Kihu courtesy of Standard Digital)

A senior Kenyan priest today publicly rejected the accusations of homosexuality that led to his suspension and that of four other priests by the Anglican Church of Kenya.

The Rev. John Njogu Gachau, accused of “luring young boys into sex in his parish house,” said the accusations were untrue and offensive.

He described himself as “a morally upright man with a loving wife and three adoring kids,” according to The Nairobian as reported on Standard Digital. “These accusations are false. I don’t get why a man can level such abhorrent claims against a servant of God. I have never had sex with a fellow man. This is just distasteful.”

An archdeacon, Gachau was second in command after Bishop Joseph Kagunda in the  Mt. Kenya West Diocese in central Kenya.  Gachau was the leader of the…

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