Sam George fights UK Anglican Bishops for asking Ghanaian counterparts to reject anti-gay Bill
Church Leaders in the UK have pummeled Ghanaian Bishops over their their endorsement of the Promotion of Proper Human Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill,2021 referred to as LGBTQ+ Bill
Anglican Church Leaders including Archbishop of Canterbury and Head of the worldwide Anglican church, Justin Welby, Stephen Cottrell, the Archbishop of York, and other Church of England Bishops, have all communicated their interests through Twitter.
Welby tweeted “seriously concerned” and would address the diocese supervisor of Ghana to examine the reaction of the Anglican church in the country.
Stephen Cottrell, the diocese supervisor of York, likewise tweeted the proposed law was “stunning and unsuitable”. Sarah Mullally, Bishop of London and No 3 in the C of E chain of importance, said the proposed enactment “should be stood up to”.
A remark the ministers of Liverpool, Worcester, Southwark, and Norwich likewise concur with.
An assertion from the Diocese of Portsmouth “We accept this [bill] to be a principal infringement of individuals’ basic freedoms, which we accept will prompt state-supported viciousness that will compromise the existences of those in the LGBT+ people group and their companions,”
“Conceived the conviction that the training is dishonest and wicked. We consider LGBT+ to be corruption in seeing God and subsequently will do anything inside our forces and order to guarantee that the bill comes into realization … Leviticus 20:13 plainly announces that a male lying with an individual male is an evil entity and deserving of death.”
It added: “The congregation doesn’t denounce people of homosexuality inclinations yet totally censure the corrupt demonstrations and exercises they perform.”
The anti-LGBTQ bill has drawn in a ton of discussions in Ghana and the world on the loose.
‘Your clerics are physically mishandling little fellows and you’re restricting LGBTQI+ Bill..?- Sam George Slams UK Bishop
Ningo Prampam Member of Parliament, Sam Nartey George, has gotten down on Bishop Sarah Mullally to bring up the particular regions in the anti-gay bill which makes it unsuitable.
This comes after Sarah Mullally portrayed the bill as unsuitable
She was of the view that the bill when passed into law, will advance dread and prejudice.
Reacting to her, Sam George tweeted ” Dear @bishopSarahM, would you be adequately caring to let me know what explicitly in the Bill is unsuitable and should be stood up to? Have you really perused the Bill yourself? My contemplations and supplications are likewise with the numerous little youngsters who have been physically taken advantage of by a portion of your ministers.”
Source : africaneditors.com
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