Openly Nigerian gay minister, Jide Macaulay, now ordained a priest
UK.-based British-Nigerian gay minister, Rev. Jide Rebirth Macaulay has just been ordained a priest in the Church of England.
By NoStringsNG Contributor
The reverend who fled Nigeria to the U.K after his church was attacked several times for being pro-LGBT, has been at the forefront championing the equal rights of LGBTIQ+ persons and helping them to reconcile their sexuality with their Christian faith through his faith-based organization House of Rainbow which he started in Nigeria.
Recall that Macaulay was featured in the documentary ‘Am I too Gay for God’ sometime last year, a documentary that revealed his struggles with the Church’s teachings about homosexuality.
Besides, same-sex marriage has been legal in Great Britain since 2013, but it’s a right the Church of England doesn’t recognize.
His ordination was graced by Dan Yomi, his partner Moses, Ms LadyPhyil and Reverend Cathy Bird.
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