The Christ Is The Answer Ministries (CITAM) Church has challenged the Supreme Court Ruling over the freedom of the LGBTQ community.
The Supreme Court ruling said that the decision to deny LGBTQ members their rights to register as an NGO , despite homosexuality been illegal in the country.
CITAM presiding bishop Calisto Odede questioned the court’s ruling contemplating whether other illegal practitioners should also be granted their freedom of association.
“This rather contradictory ruling has left many of us wondering whether other illegal practitioners like pedophiles and those involved in incest also have right of association and if not, how different they are from homosexuals. And perhaps criminal organizations as well,” read part of the statement.
The Bishop said that the church will not cower from condemning such rulings arguing that encouraging homosexual behavior wreck the cultural norms of Africa and stands against Christian doctrines.
According to Bishop Odede, the church views homosexuality as sin because it is contrary to “God’s created order for the family and human relationships.”
The bishop therefore called Kenyans of ‘moral integrity’ to respect the supreme court ruling claiming it will destroy the societal norms in the nation.
“We call upon Christians and Kenyans of goodwill to stand out in opposition to this ruling and express their disagreement openly.”
Redeemed Gospel Clerics from the Church Of Kenya have also condemned the ruling saying that the groups should not even be allowed in Kenya.