Vatican Official Denounces Uganda's "Imprison The Gays" Law
As of February 2014, gays and lesbians in the African country of Uganda face imprisonment for life just for existing. The bill that evolved from "Kill The Gays" back in 2010 to "Imprison The Gays For Life" in late 2013 was signed by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni into law last month. Despite a reliance upon a literal interpretation of the Christian Bible as a basis for the horrific new law, Vatican Official Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana has denounced Uganda's War on Gays.
Cardinal Turkson, who serves as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, told reporters attending the Catholic Conference on Human Rights in Bratislava that "homosexuals are not criminals," and that we should not be imprisoned for life.
He did, however, call on world leaders to keep funding Uganda regardless of the massive human rights violation.
(Source: Pink News)