- Catholic Bishops in Africa say they would not bow to pressure by the West of gay marriages
- The revelation was made ahead of the 2nd plenary assembly of the Regional Episcopal conference
All Catholic Bishops across Africa have revealed that the African continent will never accept any form of dictatorship with regards the legalization of same-sex marriages.
Making their intentions known at a press conference ahead of their 2nd plenary assembly, President of the Regional Episcopal conference of West Africa, Cardinal Theodore Sarr insisted that all African states must be on the lookout for any form(s) of Western cohesion over homosexuality.
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“Beware...we are living in a world where the western world, especially the Americans behave like people who have to think for the rest of the world, they have to decide for the rest of the world but we say that no, you can’t decide for the rest of the world. We also have our culture, traditions and so we need to avoid the several limitations of the western world, we need to do things based in our traditions, our practices and customs, we cannot condemn people who are homosexuals...but it is not because you accept it that everybody must also,” Cardinal Sarr revealed.
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Meanwhile President Mahama is expected to officially open the ceremony on Tuesday February 23, which will have at least 150 participants including archbishops, bishops and other church leaders across the African continent.