Rev. Obofour mercilessly blasts churches; says they are responsible for fornication

Rev. Obofour mercilessly blasts churches; says they are responsible for fornication

- Reverend Obofuor, who is the founder and leader of the Anointed Palace Chapel, has blamed churches in Ghana for the increasing levels of fornication

- According to him, pastors have no right to be in charge of marriages as the Bible gives them no such responsibility

- He added that families should be directly responsible for handling marriages

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The founder and leader of the Anointed Palace Chapel, Reverend Obofour, has blamed churches for increasing levels of fornication among the youth.

Preaching to his members on the first Sunday of the year, January 5, 2020, he stated that “there is no quotation in the Bible that gives pastors the right to be in charge of marriages; no pastor has any right to oversee marriages because marriages should be performed by the families.

Churches are the cause of fornication in the country, the marriage rules are unbearable, why must the church take the power from the families when it comes to marriage? The churches are wicked, because they want offering, they force to-be-couples to wed on Saturdays.”

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The man of God further noted that some churches are making it difficult for young people to settle down because of their strict rules.

Per a report by, he went on to say that the youth therefore prefer to fornicate in order to avoid the harsh rules.

In his opinion, it is unnecessary for churches to insist that the would-be-couple go through three to six months of counseling sessions before they walk down the aisle.

In other news, has learned that the proposed Door of Return to be organized by Nigeria is facing stiff challenge by the Nigerian Diasporan Commission (NIDCOM).

According to the Commission, the trending campaign has no authorization and is therefore illegal. It added that it has totally disassociated itself from the campaign which has meanwhile been criticized for copying Ghana’s Year of Return project.

Per a report by, President Akufo-Addo launched the Year of Return In Washington, D.C., in September 2018.

The idea was to attract Africans in the diaspora to Ghana and give fresh impetus to efforts to unite Africans on the continent with their brothers and sisters in the diaspora.

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