Social media and section of the Ghanaian media have been buzzing with news that Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the charismatic Action Chapel International ministry, Archbishop Duncan Williams has been banned from traveling to the U.S.
But a tweet from the official handle of the U.S Embassy in Ghana said the news was false and that the publication must be disregarded.
Please be advised: Reports that Archbishop Duncan Williams has been banned from traveling to the United States are a complete fabrication.
— US Embassy Ghana (@USEmbassyGhana) 23 October 2016
According reports the ‘’falsehood’’ has been disseminated by a USTODAY-TV website, the State Department is said to have condemned the founder of Action Chapel International, who has rebuked gay marriage and refused to officiate a gay marriage.
He is alleged to have said gay marriage is ‘’a sin against Bible teachings’’.
Duncan Williams is reported to told a gay church member who wanted him to officiate their marriage: “Marriages are meant for man and woman, not man and man. I do not officiate such marriages’’.