A catholic cleric in Bomet County has welcomed the current Supreme Court docket ruling permitting the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) group in Kenya the best to kind foyer teams.
Reverend Father Ambrose Kimutai of Tegat Parish, Diocese of Kericho in Bomet County differed with the place of Catholic church leaders, saying LGBTQ teams have rights to freedom and affiliation.
“Sijaenda kinyume na kanisa kwa sababu walienda kortini kuuliza kufanya associations. Na korti iliona kuwa sheria ya Kenya, haiwezi kuzuia watu fulani kutofanya associations, bora haipingi katiba ya Kenya,” he argued.
Fr Kimutai famous that the LGBTQ group didn’t go to courtroom looking for to decriminalize homosexuality and same-sex marriages.
“Hawakuenda kortini kwa sababu walitaka kuoa, ama kuoana, walienda kortini ya kwamba walitaka kufanya affiliation yao na nikwa vile hio board ya NGO walikataa kuwaregister.”
The clergyman stated regardless of different non secular teams opposing the Supreme courtroom ruling, there ought to be respect and love for gay and lesbian individuals in society as taught within the Bible.
Father Ambrose Kimutai additionally known as on non secular leaders to focus their energies on guiding households on ethical values.
“Hakuna mahali katiba imepinga affiliation ya homosexuals…kwa nini nipinge mambo ya watu sijui wanafanya nini, hio ni kazi yao na korti ndio imeamua. Tunaenda kuchungulia mambo ya homosexuals ya nini? Tupambane na kazi yetu ya kuchunga familia, kazi yetu ni kufundisha watu,” he added.