Homosexuality: Anglican Communion in Nigeria affirms rejection


By Emmanuel Afonne

The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) on Sunday affirmed its rejection of homosexuality, vowing to defend the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Primate, Archbishop Henry Ndukuba, made the position of the church known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

“The Church of Nigeria affirms its total rejection of homosexuality, and will surely stand to defend the truth of the gospel based on the injunctions and ethical principles of the Holy Bible,’’ Ndukuba  said.

The  statement is entitled, ‘‘Church of Nigeria’s Position on the Recent Developments in Anglican Church in North America (ACNA)”.

He condemned recent signing of a letter which, he said, recognised and promoted homosexuality in ACNA.

The cleric called for sanctions against  bishops, priests and laity in ACNA Province who signed the letter.

Ndukuba said that the letter might have  brought  the Church  to ridicule on  biblical teachings about Christian marriage and human…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria