Rev. Fr. Andrew Campbell, Parish Priest of Christ the King Catholic Church has encouraged Ghanaians to hate the acts of homosexuals rather than hate them for they are creatures of God.
According to the Irish priest based in Ghana, although God frowns on the acts of homosexuals, he does not hate them, and therefore, they should not be hated but rather, they should be prayed for.
He made this statement in an interview with Johnnie Hughes on TV3.
“So, Paul says every one of us is work of art. You read Psalm 8, it says God made us in his image and likeness.
“We are all made in the image and likeness of God and so, no matter who you are, you are a child of God.
“Whether you are a prostitute, whether you are a prisoner, everywhere I have gone I have given everybody hope, not who you are. Even condemned cells, people in firing squad, I didn’t condemn them, I didn’t condemn those young ladies at Cantonment, I didn’t say you are dirty. I never judge anybody, I am not there to judge, I am there to help you, I am there to encourage you.
“Like those young ladies that came to church, they told me every Christmas they give gifts to the poor people, every Christmas they go to the Osu Children’s Home and other place s and they give gifts, this is from the prostitute and they go to church. Who am I to condemn them? I try to get them off the streets so I prayed with them. So the same to our dear brothers and sisters who are condemned, I will not condemn them. What they do is not right.
“Christ said love the sinner but hate the sin. That is what I do. I have time for everybody no matter who you are, I have time for you, I pray with you and encourage you, you are a child of God and God loves you.”
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