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.

From the African Human Rights Media Network


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.

See more photos from the ordination below.

Ms. LadyPhyil, Dan Yomi, Reverend Jide Macaulay, Revered Cathy Bird, and Moses.

Moses, Reverend Jide Macaulay, Dan Yomi.

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