3 ousted priests sue Church of Kenya over gay charges

Three priests caught up in anti-gay hysteria, are suing the church that ousted them.

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The Rev. John Gachau (Photo by Boniface Mwangi courtesy of Nation Media Group) The Rev. John Gachau (Photo by Boniface Mwangi courtesy of Nation Media Group)

Three priests suspended for alleged homosexuality have sued the trustees of the Anglican Church of Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper of Kenya reported today.

The Revs. John Njogu Gachau, Paul Mwangi Warui and James Maina accused the church’s trustees of not adhering to the church’s constitution and the rules of natural justice when the Mt Kenya West Diocese disciplinary committee took action against them.

Bishop Joseph Kagunda of the Anglican Church of Kenya announces on Sept. 11, 2015, the suspension of five priests accused of homosexual activity. (Photo courtesy of Nairobi News) Bishop Joseph Kagunda of the Anglican Church of Kenya announces on Sept. 11, 2015, the suspension of five priests accused of homosexual activity. (Photo courtesy of Nairobi News)

Last month, they sued the diocesesan bishop, the Rt. Rev. Joseph Kagunda, for defamation.

Gachua, the most prominent of the three priests, has condemned and rejected the accusations of homosexuality that led to his suspension and that of four other priests by the Anglican Church…

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