Posts Tagged ‘Homosexulaity’

Church says arrest of suspected lesbians in Aceh a violation

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

The recent arrest of two girls for allegedly being lesbians in Banda Aceh, capital of the predominantly Muslim province of Aceh, which has implemented Shariah law since 2001, violated human rights, church officials said. On Sept. 28, the local Shariah police known as Wilayatul Hisbah arrested the girls identified by age and initials as 18-year-old Read more

Same sex marriage a foreign concept in the Pacific

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The Archbishop of Suva Peter Loy Chong says it will be a long time before Pacific societies are ready to embrace the concept of same sex marriage. “With regards to same sex marriage over it is still, culturally not yet even accepting that.” “The culture and religion is strong here. It is going to, it Read more