Gay Bishop Gene Robinson, Obama, and Uganda

February 5, 2010, Nairobi (ENI). A Ugandan evangelical church leader says Africans are saddened by U.S. President Barack Obama’s condemnation of an anti-homosexuality bill before the country’s legislature.

“It is very disappointing for Africans to hear Obama, who ran on the ticket of ‘change we can believe in,’ suddenly growing cold feet when we postulate in faith that homosexuals can truly change,” Pastor Martin Sempa of the Family Policy and Human Rights Centre in Kampala told Ecumenical News International on 5 February.

Openly gay Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire had urged Obama to address the Uganda bill, and said on 4 February that he was “absolutely delighted” that the president did.

… read full report at Ecumenical News International

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